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Every company is required to register with the appropriate agencies. In this section, we look at the main paperwork required to conform to the relevant Health and Safety legislation.
The average business will need to have:
HSE has produced a new Accident Book (BI510), which allows the individual records (with the personal details of the staff involved) to be removed and kept separately.
If an incident in the workplace has to be reported under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR), you must contact the Incident Contact Centre via the RIDDOR website (external link). All incidents can be reported online but a telephone service remains for reporting fatal and major injuries only. Call the Incident Contact Centre on 0845 300 9923. Work-related incidents that must be reported include:
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