Health & Safety Department

Accident / incident reporting

The University uses an online system, called 'Accidents and Incidents Reporting' (AIR) to manage our accident, incident and near miss records.

Reporting an accident, incident or dangerous occurrence at the University

Accident and incident reporting system

This form can be completed online and submitted electronically to report any accidents, incidents or dangerous occurrences.

This form is EASE authenticated - please ensure you have your EASE log in details before reporting an incident.

Visitor or Contractor?

If you do not have an EASE account, you can still use the online form - please use the link above and follow the onscreen instructions.

Guidance on completing the form

Full instructions on how to complete the online form is available on the accident system wiki.

Short video on how to use the online form to report an accident or incident

Data Protection

Information on how the Health and Safety Department uses your details in relation to the Data Protection Act can be found on the AIR wiki page. This includes how to obtain a copy of your accident as well as guidance on the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurernces Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR). 

Annual accident and incident statistics

The Health and Safety Department publish statistics for all accidents and incidents in the University on an annual basis.

Every year, the Annual Accident and Incident Report is produced for the University Court and Health and Safety Committee. This report can be found on the Health and Safety Committee Intranet.

Annual accident and incident statistics

University Health and Safety Committee

Mangagement Information Reports

BI Suite Incident reports are available for Schools/areas with full time Health and Safety Advisors and include information on incidents for the:

  • previous month
  • previous academic quarter
  • previous academic year

The reports can be set up to be sent to you via email as an Excel spreadsheet on a date of your choice. The reports can be requested by emailing occupational.hygiene@ed.ac.uk

If there is a bespoke report you would like, please get in touch to see if this is something we can provide.