The definitions of accident and near miss used for the purposes of this form are adapted from ISO 45001:2018
An occurrence arising out of, or in the course of, work that does result in an injury
An occurrence arising out of, or in the course of, work that could result in an injury
OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer (car maker)
HUB OPERATOR - Any company that is responsible for the movement of the cars within a specific yard/compound
LSP - Logistics Service Provider meaning company that transports cars with own or subcontracted trucks
The online incident report form was developed by the ECG Health & Safety Working Group to gather information about significant accidents or near misses, occurrences which had a high potential to result in a significant accident. The aim is to issue a yearly report from the information gathered and promote industry-wide knowledge about the most common significant accidents and enhance prevention.
Structure of the online form
|6||Tractor and trailer data|
|7||Incident description, Pictures, Videos|
|8||Submit the report|
Who can use the ECG online accident reporting tool?
✓ Logistic Service Provider (Member/non-Member of ECG)
✓ Original Equipment Manufacturer
✓ Hub Operator
Who should report on the accidents?
When an accident happens, the employer of the injured person should report on the accident.
In case of subcontractors, of tier 1 contractor/main contractor to report on the accident.
The may contractor the subcontractor to fill in the report.
Can I forward the accident report?
On Page 8 of the online form, you can choose to forward the report to other parties e.g. OEMs.
When should I report on an accident?
Within 5 working days.
Who has access to the data about accidents reported on?
Who analyses the data about accidents reported on?
The ECG H&S WG Incident reporting team
What data will be analyzed?
Only data regarding the circumstances of the accident will be analyzed (pages 3 to 7). The administrative details and location data (pages 1-2) will remain confidential and will not be shared with third parties.