Accident report changes alert

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ENVIRONMENTAL Health Officers are alerting local businesses to an important change in the reporting of accidents.

From next Monday the statutory reporting of work-related injuries and incidents will move to a mainly online system, and employers will no longer be able to report incidents by email, post or fax.

The Incident Contact Centre will still take reports of all fatal and major injuries by telephone on 0845 300 9923.

The online form will be available at www.hse.gov.uk/riddor/report.htm

Fun day held

BEAVERS from the 36 St John Ranmoor group hold a 25th anniversary fun day at the CDYST community centre on Coldwell Lane in Crosspool, Sheffield, tomorrow from 1pm to 3pm. Attractions will include a bouncy castle, kids’ games, face painting and an ice cream van.

Car set on fire

POLICE are investigating after a car was deliberately set on fire close to Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane Stadium. Fire crews from Central Station were called to John Street to deal with the blazing Vauxhall Vectra at 5.30am on Wednesday. No-one was injured.

Factory blaze

FIRE crews from Mosborough and Aston attended a blaze at an industrial unit in Holbrook Avenue, Halfway. The fire was in a cavity wall and had started accidentally, but was dealt with quickly and no-one was injured on Wednesday night.

Field set alight

A FIELD fire was started deliberately near woods in Mastin Moor, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm on Monday. Firefighters from Staveley station used beaters to extinguish the fire before it spread to trees.

Arsonists strike

AN X Type Jaguar car was destroyed completely by arsonists who set it ablaze in Ulley Lane, Aughton, Rotherham. Firefighters from Aston station attended the blaze close to Ulley Cemetery.

Laptop stolen

A TELECOM engineer had his laptop stolen from his van while he was working on Ironside Close, Gleadless Valley, Sheffield. The theft has been reported to police.

Phone taken

A TAXI driver who dropped off a fare on Myrtle Road, Heeley, Sheffield, realised his mobile phone had been stolen from his dashboard. Police are investigating.