Users' questions

Why is teamwork important in law enforcement?

Why is teamwork important in law enforcement?

Teamwork can increase safety, improve effectiveness, strengthen communication, boost morale, and make a police department more successful. A well-functioning team has synergy; the group members work together and off each other, improving each other’s ideas and actions.

What is the difference between a police report and an incident report?

What is the Difference Between a Police Report and an Incident Report? Police reports require an investigation to follow, while an incident report can be used as a supporting document to an investigation or analysis of events.

Why is it important to report incidents at work?

Information on accidents, incidents and ill health can be used as an aid to risk assessment, helping to develop solutions to potential risks. Records also help to prevent injuries and ill health, and control costs from accidental loss. any reportable death, injury, occupational disease or dangerous occurrence.

Who is responsible for reporting accidents at work?

RIDDOR puts duties on employers, the self-employed and people in control of work premises (the Responsible Person) to report certain serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified dangerous occurrences (near misses).

How long have you got to report an accident at work?

The reason being that you, as an employee have up to 3 years from the time of an accident to file a personal injury claim against an employer. With this said, certain environmental and health risk records must be kept for longer than three years.

How do I report a workplace incident?

If you are concerned about any incident, minor or significant, call us for advice on If there is a serious incident – what we call a ‘notifiable incident’ – call us immediately on

What is classified as a notifiable incident?

WHAT IS A NOTIFIABLE INCIDENT. A notifiable incident means: > the death of a person, or > a serious injury or illness of a person, or > a dangerous incident. DUTY TO NOTIFY OF NOTIFIABLE INCIDENTS.

What is the difference between an accident and an incident at the workplace?

Accidents – an unexpected event which results in serious injury or illness of an employee and may also result in property damage. Incidents – an instance of something happening, an unexpected event or occurrence that doesn’t result in serious injury or illness but may result in property damage.