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Workers' Compensation

Here at Southwest Tennessee Community College, employee safety, security and well being are a high priority. We take every measure to provide the safest work environment possible for our employees, and we strive to ensure that injuries and accidents are rare occurrences.

In the unfortunate event that you have a job-related injury, you should immediately report it to your supervisor. In a non-emergency situation, call 1-866-245-8588 to file a new claim with Workers' Compensation. In case of an emergency, go to the nearest emergency room first, and then contact Workers' Compensation at the above number as soon as possible.

If you have a job-related injury that does not require medical attention, or you choose not to seek medical attention, you must contact the Office of Public Safety at 901-333-4242 (Macon Cove Campus) or 901-333-5555 (Union Avenue Campus) to file an official report of the injury with the College.

The State of Tennessee Workers' Compensation Program is administered through Sedgwick Claims Management Services. All full-time employees or part-time employees with benefits can request a new, wallet-size card with up-to-date information on their Workers' Compensation benefits by emailing humanresources@southwest.tn.edu. The new card will arrive via inter-office mail, so please include your office location and room number when you submit your request.

If you have any questions or concerns about your Workers' Compensation benefits, please contact Human Resources at 901-333-5340.