Health and Safety

Reporting Incidents

Please use the related links to report all incidents whether on University Premises or involving University-related activity off-site.

The Incident Reporting System is for any accident, near miss, dangerous occurrence or ill-health incident.

  • Accidents e.g. falls, manual handling injuries, eye injuries, being struck by something, striking against something, sharps injuries, violence, chemical exposure
  • Near Misses - where someone narrowly avoided being injured
  • Dangerous Occurrences, e.g. collapse of scaffolding, falls of materials from height, explosion, asbestos release
  • Ill-health - occupationally caused ill-health such as sensitisation, latex allergy, deafness, upper limb disorders. Also can be used for recording ill-health not related to work activity, e.g. cardiac arrest, loss of consciousness.

First aiders attending any incident will want to know that a record of the incident has been submitted.


Health and Safety Department

Pharmacy Building (Building 63)
University Park
University of Nottingham
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Telephone: Telephone: +44 (0)115 9513401
Email: h&