All incidents should be reported to Safety Services as soon as possible through the RiskNet tool.
Accidents and incidents
If you have experienced an accident or incident, please report it using the link below.
Definitions and examples
Accident: An event that results in damage or loss, injury or ill-health (reported as staff injury/student injury/damage or loss). Examples include: a personal injury such as a slip resulting in a cut or a broken bone
Incident: An event that may or may not result in damage or loss, injury, or ill-health. Examples include: wet floors without adequate signage.
|Hazard observation||Near miss||Accident|
You see a ladder with a broken step
|You are using a ladder and almost step on a broken step||You are using a ladder and you step on a broken step and fall which results in you hurting your foot|
|You see something hanging off the edge of a high shelf||Something falls off a high shelf and lands right next to you||Something falls off a high shelf and hits you on the head which results in you sustaining a cut to your head|
|You see equipment that is leaking water||You almost slip on a puddle of water caused by leaking equipment||You slipped on a puddle of water caused by leaking equipment which results in you hurting your back|