Reporting an Occupational Accident
Please note that in the case of fatalities and other serious accidents at work, the Emergency Line 112 must always be called without undue delay.
All occupational accidents that result in an employee being unable to work for one or more days, in excess of the day on which the accident occurred, shall be reported electronically to the AOSH. Accidents must also be reported where it is likely that the employee has suffered long-term or permanent damage to their health.
It is the employer’s responsibility to report an occupational accident within one week of the date of the accident.
In the event of a fatal accident and other serious accident, always contact the Emergency Line 112.
Serious accidents must also be reported to AOSH by contacting 550-4600.
AOSH MUST be notified of occupational accidents, within a week, in the following cases:
- If an employee dies
- If it is likely that the employee has suffered long-term or permanent damage to their health.
- If an employee will be infit for work for one or more days, in excess of the day on which the accident occurred.
- Accidents that occur in connection with activities or equipment that is the inspection of AOSH should also be reported, such as accidents that occur in ski lifts, slides, etc.
The employer is obliged to ensure that any occupational accident is reported to the AOSH when an accident occurs as a result of or during work activities at the employer’s workplace and the employee becomes unfit for work for one or more days, in excess of the day when the accident occurred.