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Health and Safety - The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations were made on 6 Dec. 1995, and are effective on 1 Apr. 1996. They replace the 1985 Regulations with the same title (S.I. 2023, see CIS 88-1753), as amended by S.I. 1989/1457. They require the notification of the enforcing authority (generally, the Health and Safety Executive) of fatalities and major injuries arising out of or in connection with work, as well as of dangerous occurrences and incapacities due to occupational accidents lasting more than three days. Cases of occupational disease and gas incidents are also to be reported. The keeping of records of events subject to notification is also required. In schedules: list of major injuries; dangerous occurrences (with particular schedules relating to offshore workplaces, mines, quarries, transport systems); reportable diseases (with activities they are related to); details to be noted in records; additional provisions related to mines, quarries and offshore workplaces.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1995. 32p. Price: GBP 5.60.
The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1985 [United Kingdom]
Revocation and re-enactment with modifications of the Notification of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (1980). It imposes duties on persons responsible for the activities of others and on self-employed persons to report accidents resulting in death and major injury, and to report specified dangerous occurrences to appropriate government authorities. Reportable occupational diseases are also listed. Modifications brought about by these regulations include changes in the reporting of injuries to certain trainees, increases in the number of reportable injuries and dangerous occurrences, and changes in reporting procedures when gas is present.
HMSO Sales, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1985. p.6280-6309.