4.3 Recording and Reporting Incidents Flashcards

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RIDDOR’s main purpose is to generate reports to the enforcing authorities to:

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 alert them to individual incidents; and  to provide data for trend analysis.

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In general terms RIDDOR requires

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a responsible person (as defined in Regulation 3) to follow a reporting procedure (laid down in Schedule 1) to inform the enforcing authority of specified events

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RIDDOR-reportable specified events are…

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DeathsSpecified injuriesOver-7-day injuriesTaken from the scene of an accident to hospitalWork-related diseasesDangerous occurrencesGas Safe registered gas fitters must also report dangerous gas fittings

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The easiest way to report a RIDDOR-reportable an accident, in most cases, is

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via the appropriate online report form at www.hse.gov.uk/riddor

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Accident Incident Rate (AIR) This is the most commonly used accident rate, it is an expression of

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the number of defined accidents in a given period per thousand employees

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Accident Frequency Rate (AFR) Where there may be many part time workers, long shifts and overtime working the frequency rate may be a more reliable indicator than the incidence rate. The frequency rate is

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the number of defined accidents in a period per 100,000 person hours worked

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