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  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulation
    • The main principle
      • Protect workers by placing a legal responsibility on employers to provide a safe working environment.
    • Key Features
      • Reporting of serious injuries
      • Investigating of any serious injuries
      • Prosecute the employers who do not comply with the regulation
      • List diseases that are noticed. Such as highly infectious diseases
        • MRSA
        • Messles
        • Chicken Pocks
    • Employers must report
      • Death
      • Major injuries
        • Amputation
        • Loss of a sence
        • Broken leg
        • Dislocation (If more than three days)
        • Electric shock
        • Unconsciousness by exposure to a harmful substance
        • Illness from absorption of any substance inhale or ingested
      • Incidents that require 3 or more days off work
      • Diseases
      • Dangerous Occurences
    • Reports
      • Records have to be kept for 3 years
      • Reports must contain date, time and place, personal detains and who is involved and what happened.
      • Reports are required because
        • Meet the requirement of the law
        • In case further information is required by professionals.
        • Incase the employees condition gets worse
        • Legal action
        • To inform relatives of what has happened
    • How RIDDOR improve safety in a care setting
      • Good first aid provision
      • Risk assessments reduce the amount of accidents
      • Serious incidents reported to HSE
        • HSE (Health and Safety Executive)
          • HSE website
      • Likely to stop trends and able to stop trends from developing


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