RIDDOR refers to Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013.
The HSE state that RIDDOR creates a duty for employers, the self-employed and those in control of work premises, to report certain serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified dangerous occurrences.
Updated guidance from the HSE has provided clarity on when to report cases of COVID-19 amongst workers.
Given the complexity of the issue, our legal partner DAC Beachcroft have put together a podcast which addresses RIDDOR reporting in relation to COVID-19.
And view the DAC Beachcroft RIDDOR summary sheet which gives an overview of the key points to consider when assessing whether a report under RIDDOR is required.