RIDDOR Reporting of COVID-19

Geraint Jones made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust as part of a batch sent to 204 authorities

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

To whom it may concern,

Please provide information showing the number of RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) reports submitted to the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) since 1st March 2020 in relation to the following:

1. accidents or incidents at work which have, or could have, led to the release or escape of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) (dangerous occurrences).
2. a person at work (a worker) having been diagnosed as having COVID-19 attributed to an occupational exposure to coronavirus (a case of disease).
3. the death of a worker as a result of occupational exposure to coronavirus (a work-related death due to exposure to a biological agent).

Yours faithfully,

Geraint Jones

FOI Request - Portsmouth - Group Mailbox, Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

Acknowledgement of Request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 Thank you for your request for information, made
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) which was received
today by Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust (the Trust). Under the terms of
the Act the Trust will endeavour to respond to your request within 20
working days. The clock commences on the next working day following
receipt of your request. The Trust will investigate the nature of your
information request;  if clarification is required to assist the Trust to
locate & compile the information you requested,  then the clock will be
suspended until such time as the Trust receives your clarification. Please
note that in accordance with section 12(4) of the Act where multiple
requests for information are received from one person or by different
persons who appear to be acting together, the estimated cost of complying
with any of the requests is to be taken to be the estimated total cost of
complying with all of them. Where applicable, we may deal with multiple
requests for information under a single reference. There are also a number
of exemptions which the Act permits with respect to disclosure of
information. The information will be assessed for these exemptions prior
to us releasing it to you. You will be advised if the Trust is unable to
provide the information requested due to exemption(s). Re-use of Public
Sector Information Regulations 2005 The supply of information under
Freedom of Information is intended to be for personal use only and does
not automatically give the recipient the right to commercially re-use it,
for example, the right to publish it or make it available to a wider
audience [SI 2005 No: 1515 4(1)].  Therefore, if this information is not
for your personal use, you must apply in writing to this Trust. A licence
may be issued if the information is under copyright and the issue of a
licence may constitute a charge depending upon the information released
and proposed re-use. Failure to comply with the Regulations may result in
legal proceedings being taken against you. The Trust will only release
staff personal information of those who are grade Band 8 and above. If you
have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact this office. Yours
sincerely Freedom of Information TeamRoom 2.03De La Court HouseQueen
Alexandra HospitalSouthwick Hill RoadPortsmouthHampshirePO6 3LY Tel: 023
9228 6000Ext. 3708Email:  [email address] (Please
do not use this email for further FOI requests)   

FOI Request - Portsmouth - Group Mailbox, Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

2 Atodiad

Dear Mr Jones,


Thank you for your enquiry requesting information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.


Please find our response to your request attached.


The information supplied to you continues to be protected by copyright.
You are free to use it for your own purposes, including for private study
and non-commercial research, and for any other purpose authorised by an
exception in current copyright law. Documents (except photographs) can be
also used in the UK without requiring permission for the purposes of news
reporting. Any other reuse, for example commercial publication, would
require the permission of the copyright holder.


If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original letter and should be addressed to: Information Governance, De La
Court House, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Southwick Hill Road, Portsmouth,
Hampshire, PO6 3LY


Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future


Yours sincerely


Freedom of Information Team 

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

Queen Alexandra Hospital

De La Court House

Southwick Hill Road

Cosham, Portsmouth

Hampshire PO3 6LY

02392 286000 Ext. 3708


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