The law requires employers, the self-employed and those in control of premises to report certain work-related accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences. Depending on the nature of your business, you have the option of reporting these directly to the HSE or to Fife Council Environmental Health.
If your business falls into one of the following categories described below you should contact the HSE:
- construction sites
- road transport
- council premises and activities e.g. schools
- doctors and dentists
Accidents/incidents can be reported online at http://www.hse.gov.uk/riddor/report.htm.
A telephone service remains for reporting fatal and major injuries only - call the Incident Contact Centre on 0845 300 9923 (opening hours Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5 pm).
If your business falls into one of the categories described below you can contact either the HSE or Environmental Health.
- hotels and restaurants
- food takeaways
- clubs and pubs
- care homes
- leisure and sporting events as well as pop concerts and many other places of public entertainment