Reporting Accidents & Near Misses

Safety doesn't happen by accident!
You must report all incidents, accidents, near misses and any other issues whilst volunteering or carrying out activities on behalf of IWA, WRG and Essex Waterways. All accidents and incidents can be reported using the accident reporting forms below.

Accident Reporting Forms

Accident Reporting Form (.doc)
Accident Reporting Form (.pdf)

How to use the form:

1) Complete the Accident Reporting Form, giving your personal details and details about the accident.

2 When you have filled out the form please send it, as soon as possible, to:

Volunteering Team, Island House, Moor Road, Chesham, HP5 1WA

or email a copy to accidents@waterways.org.uk

Please keep reporting

It can prevent something similar happening again and causing harm.

It alerts IWA to hazards we might not have been aware of.

It helps create a safe working environment for everyone.