Presentation on theme: "PausePrev Next 1 Menu RIDDOR Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 Report without delay: ●Fatalities ●Major injuries."— Presentation transcript:
PausePrev Next 1 Menu RIDDOR Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 Report without delay: ●Fatalities ●Major injuries ●Dangerous occurrences.
PausePrev Next 2 Menu Major injuries ●Fractures and dislocations (not hand, fingers, foot or toes) ●Amputation ●Loss of sight or serious eye injury ●Crush injury to the head or torso ●Serious burns ( covers more than 10% of the body) ●Scalping requiring hospital treatment ●Loss of consciousness caused by a head injury or asphyxia ●Specified injuries from working in an enclosed space ●Hospitalised for more than 24 hours ●Member of public taken to hospital.
PausePrev Next 3 Menu RIDDOR Occupational diseases ●Carpel Tunnel Syndrome ●Cramp of the hand or forearm ●Occupational dermatitis ●Hand arm Vibration Syndrome ●Occupational asthma ●Tendonitis or tenosynovitis Occupational cancer Diseases or acute illness caused by occupational exposure to a biological agent Report within 10 days:
PausePrev Next 4 Menu Accident statistics – all industries Fatal Injuries 2012/ ●The main cause is falls from height Major Injuries 2012/2013 – 78,222 ●Slips & trips 43% ●Falls from height 13% Over 7 day absences 2012/2013 ●58,515
PausePrev Next 5 Menu Asbestos Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012 Prohibition on the supply and use of asbestos in new circumstances Duty to manage asbestos ●Identify whether asbestos is present in the premises – survey ●If found – type, amount and condition ●Records – kept and updated ●Risk assessment ●Action plan – how are you managing the asbestos into the future? ●Mandatory training for those likely to be exposed.