Report an Incident

For serious incidents

The Government of Alberta requires that all serious incidents be reported immediately to Alberta Labour. Serious incidents include the following:

  • Injury or incident that results in the death of a worker
  • Injury or incident that results in worker admitted to hospital (as an inpatient)
  • Unplanned or uncontrolled explosion, fire, or flood that causes (or had the potential to cause) a serious injury
  • Collapse or failure of any part of a building or structure that is necessary for its structural integrity
  • The collapse of a hoist, crane, or derrick

To report a serious incident:

  1. Call the Control Centre: 780-492-5555.
  2. Report your incident, provide your phone number, and request a call back from the EHS on-call person.
  3. Complete and submit an incident report.

For all other incidents

  1. Complete and submit an incident report.
  2. Your supervisor will then be notified to complete the second part of the form.
  3. Injured and required professional medical attention?
  4. Follow up with your supervisor to make sure all reporting is complete.

Reporting a security incident? Visit the U of A Protective Services incident webpage.

Reporting a work refusal? Supervisors must complete this form.

Why report an incident?

Incident reporting allows us to observe trends and find opportunities to implement safe work practices at the university. Read about some of the lessons we've learned from past incidents!

Need help completing the form?


The incident reporting form has changed as follows:

  • New appearance
  • Improved notification process 

The new form is part of the Alberta Research Information Services (ARISE) database and requires login using your University of Alberta ccid and password. If you experience problems with the form, please contact