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RIDDOR

RIDDOR - 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 certain injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences.

The following injuries are reportable under RIDDOR when they result from a work-related accident

  • The death of any person
  • Specified injuries to workers (The list of 'specified injuries' in RIDDOR 2013 replaces the previous list of 'major injuries' in RIDDOR 1995)
  • Injuries to workers which result in them being away from work or unable to perform their normal duties for more than 7 consecutive days (not counting the day of the accident)
  • Injuries to non-workers which result in them being taken directly to hospital for treatment, or specified injuries to non-workers which occur on hospital premises

Also reportable are

  • Diagnosed cases of certain industrial diseases
  • Certain 'dangerous occurrences'
  • Certain gas incidents

Click here for more detailed information on the types of incidents which are reportable.

Click here to make a RIDDOR report

Useful Information

Health and Safety Executive RIDDOR microsite
Reporting accidents and incidents at work - A brief guide to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013

Last Updated: 06th September 2018 Print Link

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