RIDDOR

REPORTING OF INJURIES, DISEASES AND DANGEROUS OCCURRENCES REGULATIONS 1995 (RIDDOR) AND ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION

AIM
To raise awareness of the RIDDOR Regulations and the procedures for reporting accidents to comply with RIDDOR. The delegate will also learn about accident investigation.

Pre-Requisite
Some knowledge of Safety Legislation is advantageous.

Course Duration
1 day.

Maximum Number
10 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes, audio-visual presentation and discussion.

Assessment
Delegates will be asked to look at Case Studies, complete a RIDDOR Form (F2508) and discuss how they would conduct an investigation of the accident.

Certification
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate.

Additional Information
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COURSE OBJECTIVES

Delegates will learn how to effectively investigate incidents ensuring that the most appropriate data is collected and collated to prevent recurrence of that type of incident.

On completion of the course, delegates will:

  • Have an awareness of RIDDOR
  • Understand their responsibilities for reporting under the RIDDOR Regulations
  • Be able to complete F2508 Reporting Forms
  • Be able to state the definition of an accident
  • Discuss legal procedures in relation to industrial accidents
  • Discuss factors contributing to accidents

COURSE SYLLABUS

Notification and Reporting Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences

  • Types of injury which must be reported immediately
  • Dangerous occurrences which must be reported immediately
  • Type of injury which must be reported within 7 days
  • Types of occupational diseases which must be reported
  • Reporting of gas incidents
  • Requirements for keeping specified records
  • Restrictions to the application of RIDDOR
  • Defences for an offence contravening the Regulations

Factors Contributing to Accident

  • Types of accidents
  • Organisational factors
  • Human factors
  • Job factors

Accident Costs

  • Legal
  • Moral
  • Economic

Accident Investigation

  • Why investigate?
  • Techniques of investigation
  • 6 steps to accident investigation the Investigation report