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ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS

REPORTING
INVESTIGATING
WHAT must be reported
  • accidents
  • near misses
  • workrelated ill-health

RiskNET UCLs on-line incident reporting system uses specific descriptions for incidents. More...

ANYONE can report the incident or accident. Including:

  • the individual involved

  • the individual’s line manager
  • a witness

  • the first aider

HOW must incidents be reported

 

 

 

 

 

WHY must accidents and incidents be investigated

To:

  • ensure action is taken to prevent recurrence

  • meet statutory requirements*

  • help monitor and improve health and safety performance

  • provide information for responding to claims made against UCL

  • enable UCL to respond quickly and accurately to external enquiries

WHO should investigate accidents and incidents

  • the manager of the individual involved is responsible for investigating accidents

  • departmental incident co-ordinators ensure they are investigated and the results recorded

  • Departmental Safety Officers may assist with the investigation

Incident investigation - hints, tips and reminders

Principles of Accident and Incident Investigation - Audio Presentation

The results of the investigation must be recorded using the RiskNET tool

*Under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR, 1995) the University has a statutory obligation to report certain types of incidents and accidents to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). All reports to HSE are made by UCL Safety Services.

Tools

Training

The law

FAQs

Report an incident

Accident Investigation Workshop

Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)

Frequently asked questions

USEFUL LINKS

UCL:

Advice for staff affected by a Major Incident or Traumatic Event

 


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