Report a workplace accident
(Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) 2013
Duty of the employer or person in control of a premises
As an employer or person in control of a premises, you have a duty to report certain incidents involving employees or other persons, including members of the public, which has arisen from a work activity.
The following events must be reported:
- major injuries
- injuries which result in absence from work for over seven days
- where a member of the public is taken directly to hospital
- dangerous occurrences
- occupation diseases
- exposure to biological agents
- gas incidents
Report a workplace incident under RIDDOR
All incidents can be reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) using the online forms.