Set up injury and illness information

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Employers need to know when their employees suffer injuries or illness resulting from hazards in the workplace. You can use the injury and illness page to set up information that facilitates reporting work-place injuries or illnesses. You can set up types of injuries and illnesses, including types of treatments, costs, and outcomes. The demo data company used to create this procedure is USMF.

  1. Go to Human resources > Workers > Injury and illness > Injury and illness setup.
  2. Click New.
  3. In the Injury or illness type field, type a value.
    • Example: Fracture
  4. In the Description field, type a value.
    • Example: Bone fracture
  5. Click the Body parts tab.
  6. Click New.
  7. In the Body part field, type a value.
    • Example: Wrist
  8. In the Description field, type a value.
    • Example: Wrist
  9. Click the Treatment types tab.
  10. Click New.
  11. In the Treatment type field, type a value.
    • Example: Splint
  12. In the Description field, type a value.
    • Example: Put a splint on
  13. Click the Cost types tab.
  14. Click New.
  15. In the Cost type field, type a value.
    • Example: X-rays
  16. In the Description field, type a value.
    • Example: X-rays
  17. Click the Outcome types tab.
  18. Click New.
  19. In the Outcome type field, type a value.
    • Example: Therapy
  20. In the Description field, type a value.
    • Example: Physical therapy
  21. Click the Severity levels tab.
    • Customizable severity levels can be created. For example: Severity 1 might mean a minor injury, where severity 3 might indicate a severe injury.
  22. Click the Reporting agencies tab.
    • Reporting agencies are the agencies that the incident needs to be reported to. Select the default check box for the agency that is the default agency for reporting injury and illnesses to.
  23. Click Save.