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Category: RIDDOR

RIDDOR – Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995

Carpenter in court after trainee’s fingers were severed

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The owner of a Bedfordshire joinery and carpentry business pleaded guilty to failing to report an accident, where a person had two fingers amputated, which had occurred at his workshop. 

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Company fined after two workers injured by same conveyor

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A waste paper company has been fined for safety failings that led to two workers sustaining arm injuries in separate incidents.

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RR1054 – Evaluation of trends in RIDDOR reportable injury data reported to HSE by dutyholders pre-and post-change to over-7-day reporting

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

HSE commissioned a statistical study to look into the accuracy and extent of the information reported to HSE by employers via RIDDOR. The statistics generated by HSE on employer-reported workplace injuries are used extensively across HSE, local authorities, external organisations, and also the European Union.

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Welding company fined after worker crushed fingers in unguarded machine

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

A Dudley welding machine manufacturer has been prosecuted after a catalogue of safety failings led to a worker losing two fingers.

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Firm fined after worker loses leg in scaffold fall

Monday, June 23, 2014

A worker who had no recognised training as a scaffolder had to have a lower leg amputated after he fell from unguarded scaffolding, a court has heard.

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RR984 – Research to explore the effect of post ‘Common Sense, Common Safety’ amendment to RIDDOR Regulation 3(2) on Health and Safety Standards in Great Britain

Monday, November 18, 2013

This report examines employers’ perceptions of the change in RIDDOR reporting requirements, and explores its perceived influence on employers’ behaviours and the management of health and safety.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Norwich director gets suspended prison and community service for dangerous electrics

Friday, September 13, 2013

The director of a Norwich giftware manufacturing company has been given a suspended six-month prison sentence and 180 hours of community service for safety failings in relation to electrical systems at the company’s premises.

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Health board fined after failing to protect worker from attack

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Lothian Health Board has been fined for safety failings after a worker was attacked while making a home visit to a patient with mental health issues.

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Proposed RIDDOR changes explained

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Information has been published to help dutyholders familiarise themselves with proposed changes to the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries.

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HSE publishes details of proposed RIDDOR changes

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published details of proposed changes that will simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Consultation on changes to simplify RIDDOR: Impact assessment

Friday, May 17, 2013

May 2013 update – Impact assessment on HSE’s consultation to simplify and clarify the reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences (RIDDOR) is now available.

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International chemical firm prosecuted over multiple incidents

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

An international chemical firm has been fined more than £100,000 after workers were put in danger in three separate incidents at its Cheshire factory.

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Burton builder fined after chainsaw injures contractor

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

A Burton upon Trent builder has been fined for dangerous working practices and for failing to report an incident after a Derbyshire worker seriously injured his hand on a chainsaw.

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Southend laundry fined after worker’s arm burned

Thursday, November 22, 2012

A commercial laundry firm in Southend has been fined for safety failings after an employee crushed and burned his arm when it was pulled into an industrial ironing machine.

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Health and safety statistics 2011/12

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Latest release – health and safety statistics 2011/12 presenting the latest top level statistics on work-related ill health, workplace fatalities and injuries, and enforcement in Great Britain.

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CD243: Public consultation – Proposals to simplify and clarify RIDDOR reporting requirements

Thursday, August 2, 2012

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has opened a 12-week consultation on proposals to simplify and clarify how businesses comply with the requirements under the Reporting of Injuries, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR). Read and comment on those proposals by viewing the consultative document. The consultation period ends on 28 October 2012.

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Consultation on changes to simplify RIDDOR launched

Thursday, August 2, 2012

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has opened a 12-week consultation on proposals to simplify and clarify the reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences.

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Injury reporting change cuts paperwork by a third

Thursday, April 5, 2012

A change to the rules on reporting workplace injuries will save British firms thousands of hours completing official paperwork. From 6 April, employers will no longer have to report injuries which keep workers off normal duties for seven or fewer days.

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RR913 – Linking HSE activities to health and safety outcomes: A feasibility study

Monday, April 2, 2012

This research investigates the feasibility and challenges of developing quantitative evidence of links between ongoing activities and reductions in death, injury and causes of ill health caused by work.

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