Reporting accidents and ill health at work is a legal requirement. The information enables us to identify where and how risks arise, and enables us to investigate serious accidents.
We can then help you and provide advice on how to reduce injury and ill health in your workplace
The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR), places a legal duty to report accidents or incidents on:
Find out more on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website here
RIDDOR applies to all work activities, but not all incidents are reportable. You must report:
For more detailed information please see the HSE website here
You can report an incident or find out more at the HSE website here.
All incidents can be reported online.
There is also a telephone service for reporting fatal and major incidents only. You can call the Incident Contact Centre on 0345 300 9923 (opening hours Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
It's good practice to have an accident book on site, which can be used to record work-related injuries. You can purchase a book via the Accident book page.