Workplace health and safety

Accidents at work

Employers, the self-employed and people in control of work premises have a duty to report certain serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specific near misses under RIDDOR – Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.

To find out which incidents need to be reported and how to report an incident, visit the RIDDOR section of the Health and Safety Executive website.