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How to produce an accident report

Author: Louis Wustemann

Summary

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  • Be aware of the duty under RIDDOR to report certain injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences to the enforcing authority.
  • Report any incidents via the HSE's online accident reporting facility.
  • Include full details of the incident and any people injured or otherwise involved.
  • Keep records of any incidents reported for at least three years.
  • Consider investigating all reportable incidents and adjusting risk assessments where appropriate.