Supervisors, who upon learning that a work-related injury has occurred with one of their employees, must conduct an accident investigation as soon as practical to determine the root cause(s) and to correct conditions, if possible, to prevent future accidents.  EH&S can provide assistance with the accident investigation follow-up process. EH&S staff members routinely assess accident reports received from the campus community and perform accident follow-ups in cooperation with supervisors and their employees. Appropriate and timely response to accidents helps ensure corrective actions taken will prevent further accidents, create a safer workplace, provide a learning environment for the campus community, and ensure OSHA related compliance items are addressed.