The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 

These regulations are commonly referred to as RIDDOR and their main purpose is to alert the enforcing authorities to incidents and causes of ill health that may need further investigation. There second role is to collate statistics and to assist in the implementation of initiatives to reduce accidents in the workplace. 

If any of your employees or trainees suffers a personal injury at work that results in either; 

● Major Injury 

● Death 

Then you must contact the Incident Contact Centre on 0845 3009923. 

Less serious injuries have to be reported using form F2508 available on the HSE website. Less serious injuries include: 

● More than 24 hours in hospital 

● Incapacity for more than 7 days. 

Other incidences that are reportable include: 

● A member of the public or client is injured and admitted to hospital. 

● Any member of staff that is injured due to an act of violence that is work related. 

All records of injuries minor or major must be recorded in your accident book. 

Further guidance can be found on the HSE website