Accident and Incident Reporting Policy


All Care Organisations require an Accident and Incident Reporting Policy. This wide-ranging policy is in an easy to read, engaging format and covers most eventualities, signposting key regulatory and compliance requirements in the field of incident reporting.


Accident and Incident Reporting Policy

To meet the requirements of RIDDOR 2013, all care organisations are required to report accidents/incidents involving staff or others in the workplace. This clearly written, engaging policy details the responsibilities of staff and management in reporting and acting upon findings to implement improvements.

This is a comprehensive document with the essential depth and scope required for care businesses –  it details specific CQC fundamental standards, numbered regulations and Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs) related to implementation of the policy.

Includes details of:

  • Health and Safety Executive and Local Authority Environmental Health Officer reporting
  • Incident reporting procedures
  • Employee responsibility
  • Differentiating between accidents and incidents

Length: 10 pages

Last reviewed: November 2016

*You will need to remove all reference to “Very Caring Ltd” in this document and replace with your own organisation’s name and details.



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