» Accident & Incident Reporting

Individuals who experience injury or illness and require emergency medical care should call 911 for the proper level of medical support. Other individuals who require medical care should seek the services of their preferred provider.  For urgent, but non-emergency care, US Healthworks has a number of clinics near our campus locations:

  • Rinker Campus: 15751 Rockfield Blvd., Irvine, CA  92618, Phone: (949) 206-9100 and 22741 Lambert St., Suite 1608, Lake Forest, CA  92630, Phone: (949) 581-3011
  • Orange Campus: 1045 North Tustin Street, Orange, CA 92867, Phone: (714) 288-8303 and 800 N Tustin Ave. Suite A, Santa Ana, CA 92705, Phone: (714) 245-0800

Accident/incident investigations are necessary to identify causation and to help identify deficiencies in the environment and implement corrective actions that might be indicated. 

Staff, faculty and students who are assigned responsibility for an activity shall immediately investigate and report all occurrences (incidents, near miss, accidents, and illnesses).

To facilitate this process, Chapman University uses and electronic reporting format that can be accessed by all members of the university community. This way your report will be properly filed with Risk Management, and someone will be back in contact with you for further information if necessary.

Actions Required

  1. In the event of an incident on campus that involves personal injury or illness, for which prompt emergency response might be indicated, a request for assistance is as follows:

    ORANGE CAMPUS:   IMMEDIATELY report the incident to Chapman University Public Safety by calling 911 from any campus phone, or if using any other phone by dialing the dispatch desk at (714) 997-6763.  Public Safety is open 24 hours a day, year- round. Public Safety will provide a prompt response, and will notify the Orange Fire and/or Police Department as indicated. Chapman University Public Safety officers are experienced in proper technique for investigation and can assist and/or provide further direction with regard to an investigation.

    RINKER IRVINE CAMPUS:   IMMEDIATELY report any life-threatening incident to the Irvine Police Communications Bureau by calling 911 from any phone.  Then, report the incident to Chapman University Public Safety by calling the dispatch desk at (714) 997-6763.  Public Safety is open 24 hours a day, year- round. Chapman University Public Safety officers are experienced in proper technique for investigation and can assist and/or provide further direction with regard to an investigation.

  2. Complete the online Incident/Accident Investigation Report. This form should be used to report an incident and document the findings of your preliminary investigation. An incident is defined to include any event that results in injury to a person or damage to property. Complete this electronic form as soon as possible but within 24 hours of the event. Your online report will be filed with the Chapman University Risk Manager.

For more information on reporting requirements, including how to conduct a thorough incident/accident investigation, please review the Chapman University Incident/Accident Reporting Document

For online access, visit the Incident/Accident Investigation Report