Thursday, November 23, 2006

Formal reporting

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 require certain specified occurrences to be reported to HSE. They include:

* Death
* Major injury (as specified, including significant fractures, amputation, dislocation etc.)
* Over-three three day injury
* Reportable disease (as specified, including certain poisoning, skin and lung diseases, infection, cancer)
* Dangerous occurrence (as specified, including failure of lifting equipment, explosion, collapse of scaffolding etc.)

The regulations place duties on employers, self-employed and people in control of work premises .


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