Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Regulations (RIDDOR)
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) in Numbers
1 Only one way to log a RIDDOR report and that is online at: www.hse.gov.uk/riddor 2 Two situations when an incident can be called in – fatality or major injury. 3 Consecutive days of work related injury absence after which an injury must be recorded and also the number of year’s accident reports must be kept for. 4 Schedule 4 of regulation dictates what must be recorded and also the 4th edition of the regulations. 5 Number of additional days to report an injury, days incident line is open from 8:30qm and 5pm the time incident line closes on weekdays. 0845 300 9923 6 Date in April 2012 the amended RIDDOR Regulations comes into force. 7 Consecutive days of work related injury absence before a RIDDOR report must be done. 8 Number of Schedules in the RIDDOR Approved Code of Practice. 9 Number of major injuries that can be called in. (Combined acute illnesses) 10 Number of days to report any disease. 15 Number of days to report an injury to the HSE and also the number of Regulations in RIDDOR 19 Number of dangerous occurrences that are reportable in relation to mines. 21 Number of general dangerous occurrences that are reportable. 8 Number of dangerous occurrences that are reportable in relation to quarries. 35 Number of dangerous occurrences that are reportable in relation to transport systems. 25 Additional diseases to report if on an offshore workplace. 47 Number of reportable occupational diseases. 72 Total number of diseases to report. 73 The legal series number for RIDDOR – (L73) 94 Number of pages of the Approved Code of Practice 165 Number of guidance paragraphs in Approved Code of Practice
The major changes are:
Reportable injury absence changes from 3 days to 7 days. Timeframe to report injury absence changes from 10 days to 15 days Reporting can only be done online at www.hse.gov.uk/riddor
In short the news is that we now have more time to report only serious work related injury absence by only one means which is online.