× Hello, this site is currently undergoing improvements. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Accident Recording and Reporting

Posted in : HR Updates on 7 June 2010
Helen O'Brien
Personnel and Training Services

Helen O'Brien writes:


1. Introduction


Incident/accident reporting is an important aspect of monitoring or measuring safety performance and allows an organisation, through investigations, to learn from mistakes and improve safety.

Accident reports made to the enforcing authority are used to compile national statistics on health and safety performance and to help identify trends in specific work sectors, such as construction, agriculture and service industries.

An accident report may also prompt an investigation by the enforcing authority. Enforcement officers have the power to investigate every

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.

Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe

24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues

Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law

Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from Maxine Orr, Partner at Worthingtons Solicitors

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 06/08/2015
Disclaimer:

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Helen O'Brien
Personnel and Training Services

The main content of this article was provided by Helen O'Brien. Contact telephone number is 028 2564 4110 or email HelenOB@pts-ni.com

View all articles by Helen O'Brien