Accident Reporting Policy


Approved by

  1. Purpose [comply with legislation, ensure the necessary action to prevent any recurrence and to enable the organization to maintain proper records.
  2. Scope [accident, incident, near-miss; employee, volunteer, anyone on site or involved in organization-sponsored activities]
  3. Definitions [of terms]
  4. Accident Reporting [timeline, to whom, how (phone, e-mail, fax) \ OSHA, NIOSH?]
  5. Absence resulting from an accident [who to report to, Return-to work]
  6. Accident Investigation [who investigates, what to do with resulting recommendations]
  7. Forms [Names, where to find them]
  8. Reportable Diseases [communicable diseases listed where?]