What Injuries Are Reportable Under Riddor?

How many workers were killed at work over a 12 month period?

147 workersAccording to the data, 147 workers died as a result of workplace injury in the 12 months leading up to March 2019..

Who is exempt from reporting under Riddor?

Reports on the following are not required under RIDDOR: accidents during medical or dental treatment, or during any examination carried out or supervised by a doctor or dentist.

What are the 3 categories reportable under Riddor?

Types of reportable injuryfractures, other than to fingers, thumbs and toes.amputations.any injury likely to lead to permanent loss of sight or reduction in sight.any crush injury to the head or torso causing damage to the brain or internal organs.serious burns (including scalding) which:More items…•

How long do you have to report Riddor?

10 daysNB: A report must be received within 10 days of the incident. For accidents resulting in the over-seven-day incapacitation of a worker, you must notify the enforcing authority within 15 days of the incident, using the appropriate online form.

How long do you have to report an injury on the job?

StateReport the Accident to Your Employer in Writing*File a Workers’ Compensation Claim**ArkansasAs soon as possible2 yearsCalifornia30 days1 yearColorado4 days (to maintain full benefits eligibility)2 yearsConnecticutAs soon as possible1 year (3 years for occupational illnesses)5 more rows

What are the consequences of not reporting an accident?

Employers are legally required to report certain workplace incidents, near-misses and work-related health issues to the Health and Safety Executive via the RIDDOR and if a report is not sent, employers would face a receiving hefty fine.

Who is responsible for reporting under Riddor?

Only ‘responsible persons’ including employers, the self-employed and people in control of work premises should submit reports under RIDDOR. If you are an employee (or representative) or a member of the public wishing to report an incident about which you have concerns, please refer to our advice.

What is a reportable injury?

You must consider an injury or illness to meet the general recording criteria, and therefore to be recordable, if it results in any of the following: death, days away from work, restricted work or transfer to another job, medical treatment beyond first aid, or loss of consciousness.

What are the main points of Riddor?

RIDDOR is the law that requires employers, and other people in charge of work premises, to report and keep records of:work-related accidents which cause deaths.work-related accidents which cause certain serious injuries (reportable injuries)diagnosed cases of certain industrial diseases; and.More items…•

Are all cable strikes reportable under Riddor?

Incidents involving cable strikes are reportable as this involves one of the defined dangerous occurrences. However, the HSE makes it clear that “it depends on the circumstances, and you need to use a degree of judgment”. In this instance, the cable would be considered “plant” and the incident involves electricity.

Is self harm reportable under Riddor?

Suicides and cases of self-harm are not reportable as there is no accident causing the death or injury.

What happens if Riddor is not reported?

Failure to report ‘reportable’ accidents is a criminal offence and the responsible person can be sentenced in the Magistrates’ Court with a fine up to £20,000, or in the Crown Court with an unlimited fine. Individuals deemed responsible for non-reporting can also face a period of imprisonment for up to two years.

What is a notifiable incident?

A notifiable incident means: > the death of a person, or > a serious injury or illness of a person, or > a dangerous incident. DUTY TO NOTIFY OF NOTIFIABLE INCIDENTS.