Reporting accidents at work
Certain accidents at work are covered by the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.
Employers, the self-employed and other people in charge of work premises must report certain types of accidents, ill-health and dangerous occurrences that happen because of work.
You must report
- specified major injuries
- over-seven-day injuries - where an employee or self-employed person is away from work or unable to perform their normal work duties for more than seven consecutive days
- injuries to members of the public or people not at work where they are taken to hospital
- some work-related diseases
- some types of dangerous occurrences
More detailed information is available on the HSE website
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