Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Equipment Damage or Loss
For more information contact:
Risk Management Services
Reporting Losses or Damage
Lost or damaged University- or federally-owned equipment are reported as follows.
Inventoried Equipment Losses
Notify WSU Police
Immediately report the loss of all inventoried equipment to the local police department with jurisdiction. At the Pullman campus, notify the WSU Police; telephone 509-335-8548.
Dispose Asset Request (Workday)
See BPPM 20.50 and the applicable Workday Assets reference guides regarding documenting equipment losses through Dispose Asset requests in Workday.
Insured Equipment Losses and Damages
Most University equipment is not insured. WSU operating budgets assume most losses and damage. If lost or damaged equipment is insured, departmental personnel coordinate the claims procedures through Risk Management Services.
Motor Vehicle Accidents or Losses
See SPPM 7.20.
Revisions: January 2021 (Rev. 560); Feb. 2011 (Rev. 375); Dec. 1998 (Rev. 135); July 1988 (Rev. 71); Nov. 1979 – new policy (Rev. 36).