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How to report an ESQCR incident

Only duty holders under ESQCR should submit reports using this system.

If you are an employee (or representative) or a member of the public wishing to report an incident about which you have concerns, please refer to our advice.

Online

You can report your incident via the online form:

The online reporting system provides for four types of report:

The online form is structured as shown in the table below, you will only need to complete the screens relevant to your incident:

Type of incident Screens requiring completion
All incidents Screen 1
About you
Screen 2
Where the incident happened
Injuries/fatalities Screen 3
About the incident
The company
What happened?
RIDDOR / not
Screen 6
Details of the injuries
Screen 7
Submission
Other Screen 3
About the incident...
Screen 7
Submission
Supply interruptions Screen 3
About the incident...
Screen 4
Date and time etc
Screen 7
Submission
Domestic fatalities Screen 3
About the incident...
Screen 5
Details of installation etc
Screen 7
Submission

By telephone

All incidents can be reported online but a telephone service is also provided for reporting fatal and major injuries only. Call the Incident Contact Centre on 0345 300 9923 (opening hours Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5.00pm). Outside of these hours, guidance is listed on theĀ ways to contact HSE webpage.

If you want to report less serious incidents out of normal working hours, you can always complete the ESQCR online report form.

In writing

You can also report your incident within the appropriate time frame by writing to:

ESCQR Incident Reports
Health and Safety Executive
Rose Court
2 Southwark Bridge
LONDON
SE1 9HS

Out of hours

The HSE and local authority enforcement officers are not an emergency service.

Information on the type of circumstances were HSE may need to respond out of hours are available on the ways to contact HSE page.

Alternatively, if you want to report less serious incidents outside of normal working hours, you can always complete the ESQCR online report form.

If you want to report supply interruptions out of hours please contact DECC's duty officer on 020 7215 3234.

2015-10-23