Changes to RIDDOR
October 4, 2013
On 1st October 2013, important changes to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) came in to effect, which will require businesses to make significant alterations to their current arrangements.
In summary, the changes are:
Full details and examples of what must be reported are available on the Health & Safety Executive website www.hse.gov.uk/riddor.
We strongly advise, if you have not already done so, that you review your procedures and train your staff in the new requirements. Non-compliance with RIDDOR is a criminal offence and can lead to a prosecution and fine.