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Risk Management - Injury & Incident Reporting - Using Professional Judgement for Reporting
Professional Judgement: Applying relevant training, knowledge, and experience to solve problems and make decisions about the best course of action for the circumstance. If you are still unsure, escalate to your supervisor.
Questions to ask when determining the whether an injury/incident is "High-Risk"
Use the high-risk injury/incident response workflow if the answer is "yes" to any of these questions.
- Did the injury/incident occur during an extension program, event, or activity?
- If the injury/incident happened in a "gray area" - could someone reasonably presume that it was related to an Extension program, event, or activity?
- Could the injury/incident be construed to be Extension's responsibility?
- If the injury/incident ended up in the news, could it be damaging to Extension and UW-Madison's reputation?