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Incident Reporting

This reporting system is for all canoeing incidents, whether you are a member of British Canoeing or not.

Incidents reported should also include near misses this information will help us to identify canoeing issues and to establish an accurate picture of safety and other concerns across the country.

We will use this information to advise members and improve safety for everyone. So please include incidents such as those with other water users, access issues, pollution/environment, canoeing safety etc as well as major incidents or accidents.

If you have been involved in an incident as a result of canoeing activity you should complete the attached form.

A copy of the online British Canoeing Incident Report Form can be found here.

A pdf copy of the Incident Report form is attached below as a Useful Download. This can be used to record incidents on site where there is no access to the online form.

All information recorded by hand should, subsequently, be transferred and submitted on the online form.

British Canoeing Insurance - Incident Notification

If an incident has occurred which resulted in:-

·       An injury to a person

·       If medical assistance was provided or an ambulance called

·       Reported under RIDDOR (major incidents in the workplace)

·       Damage was caused to property, equipment, vehicles etc

Then the incident must also be reported to British Canoeing’s insurers. Details can be found here.

Useful Downloads