Reporting an Accident

The law requires certain work-related injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences to be reported to the local authority or Health and Safety Executive.

Report an injury, dangerous occurrence or disease on-line, directly via the HSE website.

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·
  • an injury lasting for seven days (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.

Contact

Food & Safety Team

Telephone: 01902 696220

Email: env.commercial@sstaffs.gov.uk

Contact

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Address

South Staffs Council

Wolverhampton Road, Codsall

South Staffordshire

WV8 1PX

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