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Accident reporting whilst working at home

 
The University has a legal duty to continue dealing with accident reporting even if you are working at home.
If during your working day at home, you have a near miss, incident or accident, you are required to report it.  Only report it if it is in connection with your work task/work setup/ etc.
  
This simple form requires to be completed.  Your contact phone number is important so that we can contact you directly for further information and provide you with the necessary advice.

 
Please return the completed form via email to the Health & Safety Office​  (health&safetyoffice@napier.ac.uk)

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Accident reporting whilst working on campus​

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In the event of any illness or injury, contact a trained First Aider via the Control Room (Extension 4444) or the Campus Receptionist.

 

When contacting the Controller please provide the following information:-

 

  • Location of the injured or ill person (Campus, Department and Room Number).
  • Details of the injury or illness (e.g. faint, chest pain, broken bone).
  • Extension number from which the call is being made and name of caller.
  • Person making the request must remain with the patient or make arrangements for someone else to do so until assistance arrives.

Notices are displayed throughout the University advising staff of this procedure. 

 

Accident Forms should be available in School/Services main offices, security and at iPoints. Replacement accident reporting books are available from the Health and Safety Office (ext. 6377 or email safetyoffice@napier.ac.uk )

 

**All injuries, no matter how trivial, and dangerous occurrences/near misses must be reported on the official accident form and sent to :

 

Health & Safety Team, Governance & Compliance, Room 5.B.14 Sighthill Campus



 accident form​ - use for reporting accident when working from home


 View copy of accident notice

 View copy of accident report book

Guidance and instructions for accident reporting form

 

Accident, Incident & Dangerous Occurrence Policy​

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