Health and safety
Report an accident at work
The law requires certain work-related injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences to be reported to Health and Safety Executive.
What needs to be reported
- death or major injuries to an employee or self-employed person working on your premises;
- death or hospitalisation of a member of the public;
- disease suffered by an employee that is related to work activities;
- dangerous occurrence that does not result in a reportable injury but which clearly could have done;
- over seven day injury (not counting the day on which it happened) to an employee or self-employed person working on your premises. The report must be made within 15 days of the accident.