RIDDOR

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What is RIDDOR?

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) requires employers and the self-employed who control their own work premises to report work-related accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences to the Health and Safety Executives (HSE, and HSENI in Northern Ireland).

Reporting obligations

You need to report:

  • Deaths
  • Diseases
  • Dangerous occurrences
  • Death or major injury in connection with liquefied petroleum gas
  • 'Specified' injuries (in the England, Wales and Scotland) or 'major' injuries (in Northern Ireland)
  • Work-related injuries resulting in a worker being incapacitated (unable to function) for over 7 consecutive days for England, Wales and Scotland or 3 consecutive days for Northern Ireland