The following must be reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Online reporting

Complete the appropriate online report form at -

The following reports are available:

  • an injury
  • a dangerous occurrence
  • an injury offshore
  • a dangerous occurrence offshore
  • a case of disease
  • flammable gas incident
  • a dangerous gas fitting

The form will be submitted directly to the RIDDOR database, and a copy will be returned to the sender for their records. There are a series of frequently asked questions available on the HSE website to help to complete the online format -

Reporting out of normal hours

The type of circumstances where HSE may need to respond out of hours are:

  • following a work-related death;
  • following a serious incident where there have been multiple casualties;
  • following an incident which has caused major disruption such as evacuation of people, closure of roads, large numbers of people going to hospital, etc.

If the incident fits these descriptions ring the duty officer on 0151 922 9235.



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