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INCIDENT TYPE

The RiskNET on-line incident reporting system uses the following incident types

Incident Type
Description
Work-related Injury
Incident resulting in an injury to a member of staff or student (other than undergraduate)
Student Injury
Incident resulting in an injury to an undergraduate student
Student Residences (security/illness)
Use of this incident type is restricted to illness or security related incidents involving students at any of the student residences.
Violence at Work
Incidents which involve actual or threatened violence to staff or students on UCL premises or while on UCL ‘business’
Recreational/ Sporting Accident
Incidents including injuries to people not taking part in ‘work’ including incidents in Residences
Taken Ill at Work

Includes reports of staff/students who suffer acute onset of illness at work. It does not cover staff who leave work due to minor illness such as colds. 

NB Staff absence due to illness must be reported using the sickness absence recording procedures (see HR website)
Road Traffic Accident

Road traffic accident (RTAs) whilst travelling on UCL business or in UCL vehicles

NB Does not include RTAs while travelling to and from work
Damage or Loss

Incidents resulting in damage to equipment or loss of resources including lost time

NB This does not include theft which should be reported to Security
Hazard Observation
Observation of an unsafe condition or activity that could result in injury or loss
Near Miss
An incident that caused no injury or loss but which had the potential to cause harm
Fire Incident
An incident involving a real fire or activation of the fire alarm or use of a fire extinguisher or any injury resulting from a fire
Pollution Incident
Incidents involving actual or potential (i.e. near miss) pollution, contamination or damage to air, land, water, flora, fauna and aquatic species. This includes exceeding environmental permit or external reporting requirements and notifications from environmental regulatory bodies.

 

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