RIDDOR Training Course

RIDDOR
£ 25 +VAT

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 Assured 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 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.


Certification

CPD Approved
RoSPA Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also assured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents through their RoSPA Qualifications Assurance System, as providing up-to-date, quality and content-approved training.

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. 


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Course content

ModuleDescription
1Introduction 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.

2Reportable Incidents

Exemptions, specified injuries, deaths, over 7-day injuries, over 3-day injuries and injuries to the members of the public.

3Reportable 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.

4How 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.

5Enforcement of the Law

Defence, certificates of exemption, HSE involvement and prosecution.


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Aims of the 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.

Assessment

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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