RIDDOR Reporting of COVID-19

Geraint Jones made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust as part of a batch sent to 204 authorities

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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

FREEDOM-OF-INFORMATION (DUDLEY INTEGRATED HEALTH AND CARE NHS TRUST), Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust

Hi,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request we are now investigating the nature of the search and the quantity of information requested. Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act it is expected to respond to requests in 20 working day.

Please be aware there are a number of exemptions within the Act which could stop the release of information. The information will be assessed for these exemptions prior to us releasing the information to you. We will advise you if we are unable to provide the information requested and will confirm the exemption used.

In addition to this, please note that there may be a cost associated to your request in line with section 12 of the Act. If there is a cost associated with your request we will contact you and explain the cost.

In accordance with section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 where multiple requests for information are received from one person or by different persons who appear to be acting in together in a single campaign 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. To this effect your requests for information will be dealt with under the single reference number above.

If you have any queries I would be grateful if you would contact me so that we can discuss the issues. Details of the complaints procedure will be sent to you should you wish to see them. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you are not content with the outcome your complaint, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team
Email: [DIHC request email]
Tel: 0121 612 8017
Fax: 0121 612 3779
Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust

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FREEDOM-OF-INFORMATION (DUDLEY INTEGRATED HEALTH AND CARE NHS TRUST), Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust

Dear Sirs,

FOI21-5926

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request on the above
subject. We have completed our search for information and the details are
as follows:

 

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).

 

 

The report from our systems would not tell us those who have had COVID
specifically as the category also includes those who need to self-isolate
for close contacts as well.

There have been no recorded cases of anyone declaring that they have
caught COVID due to occupational exposure

 

The full Freedom of Information Act 2000 is available on the legislation
website via the following link:
[1]http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000.... The Trust is
regarding this response as a full and complete discharge of its
responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to
this request. I trust it fulfils your requirements but should you have any
concerns please do not hesitate to contact me and I will attempt to
resolve your issues.

 

In the event you pursue a complaint/investigation and are not content with
the outcome, you have the option to apply directly to the Information
Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision
unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Trust.
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9
5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Team

Email: [2][DIHC request email]

Tel: 0121 612 8017

Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust

 

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