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If you are injured in a laboratory or workshop, your teacher, supervisor or the person responsible for the course/subject shall help you to report the incident. The nonconformity itself will be followed up by your department.
When you undergo practical training in an enterprise/institution, you are treated as an ordinary employee.
If you are injured during practical training, you must report the incident in accordance with the procedures of the enterprise/institution in which the practical training takes place. Inquire about how this is done in the place where you are training. The enterprise/institution where you are being trained is responsible for following you up and for reporting any injuries to NAV. You must also register the injury in OsloMet's nonconformity system.
It is important to report your injury as soon as possible, so that it is reported to NAV as a possible occupational injury. OsloMet does not cover medical expenses or treatment costs, so it is up to you to check with NAV what expenses NAV will cover.
Note that NAV will not reimburse expenses for private health service consultations.
In order to qualify for reimbursement, you must have reported the injury to NAV in advance, and NAV must have assessed the injury and found it to be an occupational injury. Even if the injury is approved as an occupational injury, you are not guaranteed any financial compensation.
In principle, OsloMet is responsible for reporting the injury to NAV, but you can also do so yourself. Should the injury develop into an occupational injury, NAV must already have received documentation of where and when the injury was sustained in order for you to be entitled to benefits.
As OsloMet is a state institution, it is not permitted to take out insurance for its students. This means that you have no insurance cover through OsloMet. You should therefore take out private insurance if you are working in an environment where you are exposed to risk.