All businesses have a legal responsibility to report work-related accidents causing death or serious injury, industrial diseases and certain ‘dangerous occurrences’.
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All businesses should record, in writing, all accidents to employees and non-employees which occur on the work premises. These records should be stored securely according to data protection legislation. A suitable accident book is available from the Health and Safety Executive.
We advise all businesses to thoroughly investigate all accidents and incidents. Action should then be taken to avoid repetition.
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