Archive for January, 2012

RIDDOR – Change from 6th April 2012

From 6th April 2012 subject to Parliamentary approval, RIDDOR’s over three day injury reporting will change. From then the trigger point will increase from over three days’ to over seven days’ incapacitation (not counting the day of the accident.

Incapacitation means that the worker is absent or is unable to do work that they would reasonably be expected to do as part of their normal work. Employers and others with responsibilities under RIDDOR must still keep a record of all over three day injuries, if the employer has to keep an accident book, then this record will be enough. READ MORE

Workplace First Aiders – CPR Trained

Ensure that your trained First Aiders in the workplace understand that Vinnie is only assisting those that have NOT received First Aid Training. READ MORE