(RIDDOR) Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995



These must be reported to  'Incident Contact Centre' (ICC). 

Employers must report: deaths, major injuries, diseases, dangerous occurences and accidents resulting 3+ days off work.

Reportable injuries include: amputations, loss of sight, fracture (not fingers/toes), dislocation, chemical burn to eye, unconciousness caused by harmful substances.

Reportable diseases include: poisioning, skin diseases,lung disease, musculoskeletal disorders e.g. repetitive strain. infectious diseases include; mumps, meningitus, food poisioning, typhoid, etc..

Record for reportable disease should include:

  • date of diagnosis of disease
  • name & occupation of person affected
  • name and nature of disease
  • date and method of reporting to enforcing authority

Dangerous occurences should be reported even if no injury was caused!

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