Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR) is the law that requires employers and other people in control of work premises to report and keep records of:
The report informs the enforcing authority (Health and Safety Eexcutive, local authority) about deaths, injuries, occupational diseases and dangerous occurrences so they can be investigated. The HSE website contains further information on what accidents and dangerous occurrences need to be reported.
If you still unsure whether or not you need to report an accident, please speak to the Incident Contact Centre on 0845 300 9923
Visit the HSE website to report a workplace accident. You will be asked to complete the appropriate form and this will be submitted directly to the RIDDOR database.
For further information, please contact Environmental Health: