RIDDOR Training Course
The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013, or RIDDOR, is the law that requires responsible people in the workplace to record and report certain work-related illnesses and injuries.
This online RIDDOR course provides a thorough introduction to RIDDOR legislation, explaining why incidents must be reported, which incidents need to be reported and how to submit a report online, by phone or in writing.
Ensures compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
Developed by health and safety professionals
Accredited by CPD and Approved by RoSPA
Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
Full audio voiceover
Approximate duration: 2-3 hours
On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
Who Should Take This RIDDOR Course?
All employers and people who are in control of premises (the responsible person) must make a report under RIDDOR in case of an accident and so should have adequate knowledge of the regulations. This course covers all aspects of the RIDDOR legislation so that the responsible person understands when, why and how to make a suitable report.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working
day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This course is also approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of
Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.
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The course is divided into 5 accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:
- Introduction to RIDDOR – what is RIDDOR and who does it relate to? RIDDOR in Northern Ireland, why accidents need reporting, benefits of good health and safety and key definitions.
- Reportable Incidents – exemptions, specified injuries, deaths, over 7-day injuries, over 3-day injuries and injuries to the members of the public.
- Reportable Incidents Part 2 – occupational diseases, exposure to carcinogens, mutagens and biological agents, diseases offshore, dangerous occurrences, gas incidents and mines, quarries and offshore site disturbance.
- How to Report an Incident – who should report and when should a report be made? How to make a report, reporting out of hours, what records need to be kept and the accident book.
- Enforcement of the Law – defence, certificates of exemption, HSE involvement and prosecution.
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Aims of the Training Course
By the end of this course learners will:
- Understand the purpose of RIDDOR.
- Understand the legal responsibilities that employers have under RIDDOR.
- Know which injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences must be reported under RIDDOR.
- Understand how to report an injury, disease or dangerous occurrence.
- Have knowledge of what records need keeping and how they should be kept.
- Understand how the law is enforced should an injury, disease or dangerous occurrence not be reported as required by RIDDOR.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions
with a pass mark of 80%.
The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have
passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you
need with no extra charge.
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