How to report an accident at work.
Employers, the self-employed and those in control of the premises must report certain workplace accidents and incidents to the Health and Safety Executive, under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR).
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website can provide more details.
Health and Safety Executive (external website)
All reports must be directed to the incident contact centre by either:
The HSE and council enforcement officers are not an emergency service. You should, however, contact your enforcing authority out of hours in the following circumstances:
The HSE website provides information on how they can be contacted out of hours.
For out-of-hours contact for the council's health and safety duty officer, you can:
Telephone: (01482) 393939