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Enhanced CPD Course

RIDDOR - Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz



CPD Topics covered

  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Record Keeping

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

  • The purpose of government agency oversight of RIDDOR and what aspects of the dental practice are being regulated.
  • Why RIDDOR is used to report accidents and injuries within the clinical practice, how reports should be filed, and which reporting method that ought to be used.
  • How employers/employees ought to maintain proper RIDDOR records and documentation within a dental practice, as well as where they should be stored.

Anticipated Outcomes

Following the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • List what types of injuries/accidents are covered under RIDDOR.
  • Provide at least four to five examples of major injuries that would result in the need to file a RIDDOR report.
  • Submit a RIDDOR report to the proper governing agency.
  • Differentiate between when a phone report or paper form should be submitted.
  • Correctly store appropriate records in the event that a RIDDOR report needs to be filed.
Target Audience
  1. Dental Hygienist
  2. Dental Nurse
  3. Dentist
  4. Orthodontic Therapist
  5. Practice Manager
  6. Receptionist
  7. Trainee
  8. Clinical Dental Technician
  9. DCP
  10. Dental Technician
  11. Dental Therapist
High Level Learning Outcomes
  1. B – Effective Management
Regulatory Standards
  1. SAFE
QCF Level
Level 3
  1. None

About the Instructor

Sharon Boyd

Verified Instructor


Amberton University, Dallas, TX

Bachelor of Science, Human Relations and Business


Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX — Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene


  • 2001 - Associate of Applied Science, Dental Hygiene


Mandy Monger

1st Apr 2020

Very informative 

Jessica Curant

13th Nov 2019

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