Last reviewed on 23 April 2021
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Report to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) accidents which result in death or a specified injury without delay. Specified injuries are: Fractures, other than to fingers, thumbs and toes Amputations Any injury likely to lead to permanent loss of sight or reduction in sight Any crush injury to the head or torso causing damage to the brain or internal organs Serious burns (including scalding), which cover more than 10% of the body, or cause significant damage to the eyes, respiratory system or other vital organs Any scalping requiring hospital treatment Any loss of consciousness caused by head injury or asphyxia Any other injury arising from working in an enclosed space which leads to hypothermia or heat-induced illness, or requires resuscitation or admittance to hospital for more than 24 hours Report to the HSE within 15 days accidents which prevent the injured person from continuing their normal work for more than 7 days (not counting the