Name: RIDDOR
Description: RIDDOR

RIDDOR

RIDDOR - Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013

RIDDOR requires employers, the self-employed and people in control of work premises to report and keep records of certain serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified 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
  • 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 from the scene of the accident to hospital for treatment

Also reportable are

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

Detailed information on the types of incidents which are reportable and how to make a RIDDOR report can be found on the Health and Safety Executive website.

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: 01st October 2020