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

SWBH-GM-FOIREQUESTS (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Geraint,

Re: FOI request ref: F21/0280

Thank you for your freedom of information request received on 02 September 2021.

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Freedom of Information Office
: [Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]
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SWBH-GM-FOIREQUESTS (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Geraint,

 

Freedom of Information Request F21/0280

 

Thank you for your freedom of information request received on 02 September
2021 by the Trust.

 

Total 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).

 

Zero.

 

I hope that the information provided in this email answers your query.
However, if you are dissatisfied with the response please contact the
Trust in the first instance with the details of your complaint so the
Trust can conduct an internal review. Please address such requests to
[1][Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email] or in writing to Kam Dhami, Director
of Governance, Trust Headquarters, Sandwell Hospital, Lyndon, West
Bromwich, B71 4HJ. Alternatively, if you remain unhappy with the outcome
you can appeal directly to the Information Commissioner at the following
address: [2]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Kind regards

 

 

Freedom of Information Office

: [Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

+ Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General
Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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