Reporting of Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences at Work Regulations

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Reporting of Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences at Work Regulations

Regulations in the UK which require the reporting to health authorities of all major diseases or dangerous occurrences in the workplace and the maintenance of in-house records of all injuries and adverse events.
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The workplace injury survey provides estimates of workplace injuries by demographic and employment-related characteristics, complementing the RIDDOR data.
It is not an offence to inform the ICC of non-reportable accidents, but failure to report a reportable accident is a breach of RIDDOR and can result in a prosecution.
RIDDOR is the law that requires employers, and other people who are in control of work premises, to report and keep records of:
HSE chairman Judith Hackitt said: "The change to the RIDDOR regulations will cut paperwork, help employers manage sickness absence and ensure that the reporting system is focused on risks which have resulted in more serious injury.
Employers and others with responsibilities under RIDDOR must still keep a record of all "over three day" injuries - if the employer has to keep an accident book, then this record will be enough.
Last year it achieved zero reportable RIDDOR accidents for the second time in recent years and has been finalist in the construction industries' safety award scheme, the Contract Journal Silver Helmet, for the past three years, being outright winners in two of those years.
HSE inspectors are also looking into claims that a bonus scheme - paid for first-time deliveries - encouraged violation and also allegations of failings to report accidents under RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations).
The HSE says the figures show progress on occupational ill health and the number of RIDDOR reportable injuries.
Portrack Handling has carried out one million hours of work since its last reportable accident under the RIDDOR regulations RREGULATIONs which oblige companies to report work-nies work place accidents and injuries to the Health and Safety Executive.
The HSE has changed its reporting procedures for RIDDOR and LFS this year to include injuries that led to less than four, between four and seven and over 7 days off work.
WORK-RELATED injuries and incidents reportable under RIDDOR will have to be notified to the Health and Safety Executive via its website from September, 2011.