Number of work related injuries

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Dear City of Edinburgh Council,

could you provide me the number of work related accidents from employees that have resulted in injury and sickness absence of over 7 days

For year 2014,2015,2016 and 2017

Also could you provide the total number of reports send to H.S.E under R.I.D.D.O.R procedure for the same years

Yours faithfully,

craig cummings

City of Edinburgh Council

Mr Craig Cummings

Our ref: 17418

Dear Mr Cummings

Acknowledgement of Request

Subject: Number of work related injuries

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Information Governance Unit
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Information Rights Officer 4, City of Edinburgh Council

Mr Craig Cummings

 

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Our ref: 17418

 

 

Dear Mr Cummings

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Partial Release of
Information

 

Subject: Work-Related Injuries

 

Thank you for your request for information of 15/01/2018, which has been
processed under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act
2002. Unfortunately, the Council is only able to meet part of your
request; this information is released to you now. I shall address each of
your questions in turn.

 

You asked the following:

 

Q1. Could you provide me the number of work-related accidents from
employees that have resulted in injury and sickness absence of over 7
days.

For year 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

 

A1.

2014 2015 2016 2017
Over 7 day injury 69 54 34 36

Q2. Also could you provide the total number of reports sent to H.S.E under
R.I.D.D.O.R procedure for the same years.

 

A2. Please refer to the table below for incidents reported to the Health
and Safety Executive (HSE) under the RIDDOR Regulations:

 

2014 2015 2016 2017
Major/’specified’ injury 16 18 17 4
Over 7 day injury 69 54 34 36
Members of public to hospital (including pupils) * 6 5 3
Dangerous occurrences 3 4 2 1
Occupational diseases 1 4 9 3

 

*Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with the information
regarding the number of members of the public admitted to hospital
(including pupils) for 2014 because it is not held by the Council.

 

Having completed searches of all relevant databases, this statistic is not
recorded.

 

Please note that this letter constitutes a notice under section 17 of the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

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Council’s policy to publish all request details and responses made under
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details. The disclosure log is available at the following link:
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Iain Burden

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Information Governance Unit

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[Edinburgh City Council request email] www.edinburgh.gov.uk

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