Incident Reporting

The most important thing to remember is to deal with any incident as effectively as possible at the time it happens.

It is however really important that any incidents, hazards and near misses are reported to LUU, regardless of whether an injury was sustained, at an appropriate time after the incident. This is not so that blame can be placed, but to ensure that the same circumstances are not repeated.
There is guidance and a form to help when reporting an incident. Please contact
Things to remember
  • Deal with the incident
  • Wherever you are, ensure the person or organisation who's property you are on are aware of the incident.
  • Report the incident to LUU.
  • Make sure you stay in contact after the incident with any injured person to ensure they are being supported effectively
  • University of Leeds Security: 0113 343 2222
  • Emergency Services: 999
  • You will be asked to complete a report following the incident, so take a record of the following:
  • Your full name
  • A reliable contact number (give a landline as well as a mobile where possible)
  • Which group are involved in the incident
  • Name of injured person(s)
  • Where the accident occurred
  • Where everyone in the group is now
  • Brief details of the incident itself
Remain with the casualty at all times, even at the hospital and keep their next of kin updated, as well as the Union.
Sports Centre
If there is an incident at the Sports Centre whilst you're training, please report the incident to the Reception Staff who will notify the Duty Manager and a member of staff who is First Aid trained to assist your group.
For all those who train at an external venues, check what provisions are in place and consider First Aid training for members or your group investing in a first aid kit.
Vehicle Incident
All vehicle incidents involving hired vehicles from the Union, whether damage or vehicle accident must be reported to the Student Activities Admin Team and the hire company from where the vehicle was taken.
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