Health & Safety - Accidents at Work
The Health and Safety Team conduct
investigations into certain types of workplace accidents.
Accidents, ill-health and incidents at work are
seldom random events. They generally arise from failures of
management control and involve many different elements.
During investigations Health and Safety
inspectors aim to identify these failures and isolate underlying
causes of such occurrences. The ultimate purpose of accident
investigations is to prevent reoccurrence and identify legislative
Reporting an Accident
If you are an employer, self-employed or in
control of work premises you will have duties
of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
(opens in new window). It requires you to report
work-related accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences. It
applies to all work activities, but not to all incidents.
All accident/incident reports should be made to
the Incident Contact Centre
For more information please contact the environmental health