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RIDDOR Regulations

RIDDOR is the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013. These Regulations require employers, the self-employed and those in control of premises to report specified workplace incidents.

A RIDDOR report is required only* when:

  • the accident is work-related

  • it results in an injury of a type which is reportable

*other than for certain gas incidents.

The responsible person should RIDDOR:

  • An employer or in control of premises

  • Self-employed

  • A member of the public, employee, injured person or their representative

  • A gas supplier

  • A gas engineer

  • Working offshore

  • Special cases (Mines, quarries, pipelines and wells)

What must be reported in RIDDOR?

  • Deaths and injuries caused by workplace accidents

  • Occupational diseases

  • Carcinogens mutagens and biological agents

  • Specified injuries to workers

  • Dangerous occurrences

  • Gas incidents

Find out how to make a RIDDOR report


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HSE Training and Conferences available:

Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposures at Work - an Introduction (opens in new window)link opens in a new window

HSE Training offer a full range of courses including COSHH. For more information and a full list of what training is available, visit the Solutions from HSE website (opens in new window)link opens in a new window

Information sheets are also available online from the HSE:

Incident reporting in schools (accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences) Education Information Sheet EDIS1 (rev3) HSE Books 2013 (PDF).

Reporting injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences in health and social care: Guidance for employers Health Services Information Sheet HSIS1 (rev3).