Principles of Health and Safety

What does RIDDOR stand for?
reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations
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what is the relevant date for RIDDOR?
2013
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Define an 'accident'
a separate, identifiable, unintended incident, which causes physical injury
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What are 'reportable' injuries?
deaths and injuries resulting from work related accidents
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It is a reportable injury when a worker is incapacitated for more than
7 days
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Work related means you should report accidents if they happen
out of or in connection with work. The work activity itself must contribute to the accident
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What is a 'dangerous occurrence'?
a near miss
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What records need to be kept?
over 3 day incapacitation
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What is the point of RIDDOR?
to inform the local authorities so risks are acknowledged and investigated
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What information should be recorded?
the date and method of reporting, the date, the time, the place, personal details of those involved, brief description of the nature of the event
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Who should submit reports under RIDDOR?
the responsible persons
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A car hit our delivery driver when he was unloading his van on the road and he broke his leg. Is this reportable?
yes
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Two shoppers were injured and taken to hospital for treatment when their cars collided on a supermarket car park. Is this reportable?
no
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a report must be received within how many days of the incident?
10
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