Employees of the University and certain volunteers are covered by workers’ compensation as provided by the laws of South Dakota. If you are injured or contract a disease peculiar to your employment and the injury or disease arose out of and in the course of your employment, you must report it as soon as possible. Notice must be provided no later than three business days after the occurrence by completing an online First Report of Injury Form. Report the circumstances of the injury or disease to your immediate supervisor. Failure by the employee to file the claim on time may result in denial of the claim. See the BHSU HR Website for more information.