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Accident Reporting

All accidents or incidents must be reported on the official University Accident Report Form .

When completed, a copy of the form should be forwarded to the Unit/Departmental Safety Officer (for information and follow up action), the University Safety Officer (for information, and advice re: future prevention) and Pat McDonnell, Estates & Facilities, West Chapel (for insurance purposes) or by email to

If a member of staff is absent for greater than 3 working days as a result of an occupational accident or an occupational related illness, the Head of Department must specifically advise the University Safety Officer, as a seperate mandatory report must be made to the Health and Safety Authority.