Report a work-related accident

As an employer in the Netherlands, you are obliged to immediately report work-related accidents to the Netherlands Labour Authority if the accidents result in the following:

  • death
  • permanent injury
  • hospitalisation

You also have to report a work-related accident if it becomes apparent only later on. The duty to notify applies to all your staff, including temporary worker and freelancers. 

Fatal accident

Does it concern a fatal work-related accident? Call 0800 5151 immediately (+31 70 - 333 56 78 from abroad).

The Netherlands Labour Authority can be reached by telephone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Hospitalisation and/or permanent injury

Does it concern a work-related accident resulting in hospitalisation and/or permanent injury? You must report this immediately to the Netherlands Labour Authority:

More information

You can find more information in the frequently asked questions