Rice University

Office of Risk Management
Office of Risk Management

Workers Compensation

Workers Compensation Insurance

Rice University maintains workers compensation insurance coverage for the protection of individuals where an employer-employee relationship exists. For more information about this policy, who it applies to, payment for lost time and medical benefits, restricted duty/light duty and return to work please refer to Policy No.407-94.

How To Report A Claim

An employee must report an injury or illness from an occupational disease to his or her supervisor immediately. The supervisor or another administrator must complete the First Report of Injury/Illness form and immediately forward it to the Director of Risk Management for processing. You may obtain a First Report of Injury/Illness form from Risk Management or from the TDI website at https://www.tdi.texas.gov/forms/dwc/dwc001rpt.pdf. Fax the completed form to (713) 348-5496 or email to Sonja Edwards at sde2@rice.edu.

Texas Workers Compensation Act

For more information about the Texas Workers Compensation Act please refer to the Division of Workers Compensation at the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) website at https://www.tdi.texas.gov/wc/act/index.html.
 

Nova Clinic Locations

Nova clinics are full-service medical facilities that provide healthcare services for workers compensation injuries and transportation to/from any of their locations.