About the systemwide workers' compensation program

Workers' compensation benefits are available to university employees who are injured on the job. Risk Services is responsible for the administration of the systemwide program.

Workers' compensation managers

Workers' compensation information and contacts for UC campus, medical center, and other facilities.

California workers' compensation

In the state of California, the university's workers' compensation program is self-insured and its claims are managed by a third party administrator, Sedgwick, CMS.

All other states workers' compensation

For all university operations and locations outside of California but in the United States, with the exception of Washington, the university purchases an insurance policy to provide workers' compensation benefits to its employees.

International workers' compensation

The university purchases a foreign workers' compensation insurance policy, which provides coverage for UC employees when they are abroad and injured in the course and scope of their employment.

Be Smart About Safety (BSAS)

Each year, Risk Services budgets a small amount of its total budget allocation to fund proactive Loss Prevention (LP) and Loss Control (LC) projects at the campuses and medical centers.

Return-to-work programs

Some UC locations maintain effective return-to-work (RTW) programs.

WorkStrong program

An occupational wellness initiative designed to promote recovery and prevent future workplace injuries.