Occupational and Environmental Safety

Accident Reporting Responsibilities

Your Responsibilities and Workers Compensation:

Initial medical treatment and for 30 days following a work related injury must be managed through:

Occupational Medical Services

2388 Route 9

Mechanicville, NY

Phone: (518) 886-5412

Monday - Friday:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Directions from Skidmore College to Occupational Medical Services: Take I87 South to Exit 12. Follow NY-67 East to traffic circle. Take 1st exit onto U.S. 9 S. Travel .5 miles and turn right on Knabner Rd into 2388 Professional Office Suites. Take first drive on left into Occupational Medical Services parking lot. For the initial visit, Saratoga Taxi will take you there and pick you up.

If emergency medical treatment is required, seek treatment at Urgent Care/Wilton Medical Arts or Saratoga Hospital Emergency Room.  If transportation is required contact Campus Safety at x5566.

 Inform your treating physician that the College’s Workers Compensation insurance carrier is PMA Management Corp. Local pharmacies generally bill PMA directly for prescriptions filled related to your injury. Should they require you to pay at the time of purchase submit your receipts to Human Resources.  Reimbursement will be sent to you directly from PMA.

 If your physician determines you’re unable to work, provide written medical documentation to Human Resources and your supervisor

 Skidmore College’s Responsibilities:

Pay for Lost Work Time:

 Depending on the length of time you are unable to work, you may be eligible to receive all or part of your regular salary from the College.  Human Resources will advise you of your eligibility and guide you through the process should you need assistance.

 Should you have questions or need additional information please contact Janet Wood (primary contact) at extension 5803.