|IS THERE AN OBLIGATION TO REPORT?
The head or director of an enterprise has according to article 2 paragraph 7 of the Safety Ordinance the obligation to report occupational injuries to the Safety Inspection and the police among others.
WHICH INJURIES SHOULD BE REPORTED?
The head or director of an enterprise gives immediate notice of the following injuries:
a. Injuries with deadly result;
b. Injuries where the victim(s) has (have) to be admitted to a nursing institution;
c. Injuries, which cause such wounds, that it results in permanent or partial disability;
d. Injuries where by accidental circumstances no personal injury has occurred;
e. Injuries, which cause such wounds, that result in absenteeism (from work).
PLACE (SURROUNDINGS) OF THE INJURY
The place (surroundings) where the injury has taken place must be kept as much as possible (for as long as this does not constitute any danger) intact as to facilitate an eventual investigation by the government authorities (Safety Inspection).
WHEN AND TO WHOM SHOULD BE REPORTED TO?
The head or director of the enterprise must as soon as possible after the injury, but within 24 hours, report this to the Safety Inspection.