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RIDDOR (Reporting Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences)

Course Content

Aim:
The aim of the course is to raise awareness of the RIDDOR Regulations and the procedures for reporting accident to comply the RIDDOR. The delegate will also gain awareness of investigating accidents and why accidents should be investigated.

Pre-Requisites:
Some knowledge of Safety Legislation is advantageous and the delegate should hold a responsible position within the company.

Duration:
The course will be of one day's duration and can be delivered at Roxby Training's premises or the client's premises.

Optimum Number:
The optimum number of persons on this course will be ten.

Training Aids:
Use will be made of lecture notes, audio-visual presentation and discussion.

 

Course Syllabus

Notification and Reporting Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences

  • Types of injury which must be reported immediately
  • Dangerous occurrences which must be reported immediately
  • Types of injuries that must be reported within seven days.
  • Types of occupational diseases that must be reported.
  • Reporting of gas incidents
  • Requirements for keeping specified records.
  • Restrictions to the application of RIDDOR
  • Defences for an offence contravening the regulations.

Factors contributing to accident

Types of accidents
Ergonomics
Human factors
Job factors

Accident Costs

Legal
Humane
Economic

Accident Investigation

Why investigate
Techniques of investigation

Dates available on request

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