By law, if you are an employer, self-employed or responsible for a work premises, eg a site supervisor, you must report certain work-related incidents to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
You must also record any injury where a person is incapacitated off work for more than 7 days as a result of their accident.
To report a death or major injury, call the HSE Incident Contact Centre immediately on 0845 300 9923 or out of hours (although this is not an emergency service).
The HSE will send your report to us if your business is:
We will then considering whether to investigate the incident. The HSE itself investigates incidents in factories and industrial premises. .