Incident Reporting

All incidents, work related or non-work related, such as an injury, illness, motor vehicle accident, property damage, environmental damage or injury-free accidents, must be reported thru Cornell University Cority incident reporting portal within 24 hours.  If the incident is work related, please report the incident to your supervisor immediately.  If the incident is non-work related please report to a Cornell University staff or faculty member immediately.  Cornell University staff or faculty member can complete the incident report at the following link:

Cornell University Cority Incident Reporting Portal

You will receive a notification from cority-notifications@cority.mail.cornell.edu after submitting your completed report.

***If reporting a vehicle accident and/or damage, please refer to University policy 3.4, or you may follow these steps.

  1. Notify the local law enforcement at the scene, if possible.
  2. Complete and submit the accident in the Cornell University Cority Incident Report Portal
  3. If available the “Information Exchange Form” can be attached to the Cornell University Cority Incident Report.
  4. You may refer the other party involved in the accident to the Office of Risk Management & Insurance (607) 254-1575.
  5. If a Cornell University Fleet vehicle was involved in the accident please notify Fleet Services at 607-255-3247, within 24 hours.

*Please note an accident is defined as any occasion involving personal injury or property damage while operating a motor vehicle.

***If reporting property damage and/or personal injury, please follow these steps.

  1. If an emergency, please call 911 or Cornell University Police (607) 255-1111.
  2. Complete and submit the property damage and/or personal injury in the Cornell University Cority Incident Report Portal.
  3. Immediately report the property damage and/or personal injury to the Office of Risk Management & Insurance at (607) 254-1575 or risk_mgmt@cornell.edu
  4. If after business hours, immediately report property damage and/or personal injury to Gallagher Bassett :
    1. Christopher Huggins at Christopher_Huggins@gbtpa.com
    2. Tatyana Elkina at Tatyana_Elkina@gbtpa.com