University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Worker's Comp
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About HR
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Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Office Location:
Engelmann, Room 125
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Contact HR:
Phone: 414-229-4463
Fax: 414-229-4102
hr-contact@uwm.edu


Worker's Comp Coordinator

Barb Wilkomm
Phone: 414-229-5652
Email: willkomm@uwm.edu
Engelmann Hall, Room 125
Claimant's Responsibilities
  1. Follow campus rules and practice safety while performing duties.
  2. Within 24 hours of the date of the accident or injury:
    1. Report the accident or injury to your supervisor.
    2. Complete and submit “Employee’s Work Injury and Illness Report” to the supervisor.
  3. Provide medical releases, medical proof of injury or illness is work related, and restrictions certificate to your supervisor as soon as possible and continuously.
  4. Report the lost time biweekly (ref. Lost Time Fact Sheet) to your supervisor.
  5. Notify your supervisor of any changes such as scheduled surgery, return to work etc.
  6. Notify your supervisor of any unsafe work conditions.
  7. Follow medical directions and actively participate in your recovery process.
  8. Respond to Worker’s Compensation Claims Examiner’s information request to expedite claim.
  9. Participate in the return to work process (ref. Early Return To Work Program) and/or alternate duty assignment.
  10. Maintain contact with your supervisor and worker’s compensation coordinator through the course of this claim.

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