FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What do I do if I am injured on the job?
Once you are stable, get an injury packet from the injury box located on your unit (red folder for exposure, green folder for injury) or complete the electronic form located on KWeb. Complete all forms that are in the folder. Call the HURT line (xHURT or 942-HURT if outside hospital) to report your injury. Employee Occupational Health will get in contact with you within 24 hours.


If I need to be fitted for my PAPR/Mask, where do I go?
You will need to fill out the PAPR/Mask Fit Questionnaire and return it to Employee Occupational Health by fax (509) 942-2161 or inner-office mail. Once the form has been evaluated by a provider, Employee Occupational Health will call you to schedule an appointment


What happens if I choose to not receive the flu vaccine?
Health care workers (HCW) shall provide annual documentation of influenza immunization to the hospital or, if they are not vaccinated, will wear a yellow mask while unvaccinated for influenza.