Student/Resident Clinical Workplace Injury

If you have experienced a workplace injury, especially if it involves potential exposure to infectious disease, timing is critical.

Please follow the steps below, and consult the links at the bottom of this page for more information.

1. Immediate Response

  • Student informs supervisor
  • Student goes to
    • Occupational Health & Safety Department Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Emergency Department all other times
  • Student is attended to
  • Incident report SLIP is completed by student with the assistance of staff or physician.
2. After Accident

All students and residents should inform the Manager, Centre for Education, Voula Christofilos, voula.christofilos@nygh.on.ca or 416-756-6828.
In addition:
  • Medical students inform their Academy Director
  • Other students inform their placement coordinator at their academic institution

Steps to Completing a SLIP

Click on the incident report SLIP link or go to eric (intranet). On the eric homepage, click the SLIP
Report button under the Quick Links section. Please note, this link can only be accessed within the hospital OR if you have a valid NYGH Windows login
Enter the site anonymously (log in using your Windows ID and password)
• Select the Employee/Affiliate Icon

Employee/Affiliate Icon

Links to Policies and Procedures

University of Toronto Medical Student Policies and Procedures for Student Clinical Workplace Injury
University of Toronto, Postgraduate Trainee Health and Safety Guidelines
North York General Hospital policy: Blood Borne Pathogens