may have to investigate all reportable safety incidents in the workplace under
new proposals by the Health and Safety Commission.
become compulsory for all companies to investigate all reportable work-related accidents,
ill health or near misses that could have resulted in serious injury.
launched a consultation on the proposals and wants to amend health and safety
would have to keep a record that an investigation had been carried out and its
conclusions considered in revising the workplace risk assessment. The records
would be kept for a minimum of three years and could be examined by the HSE and
has launched a consultation on the proposal, based on estimates that businesses
could save £600 million if employers investigated every reportable incident and
acted upon the findings.