Accident frequency

Accident Frequency


Accident frequency rate is defined as the number of HSE reportable accidents and dangerous occurrences based on the current seven-day absence from work reporting requirement in the UK and although there is no direct equivalent in Mainland Europe and the Middle East, the same definition is applied.

Importance to Polypipe

Beyond mere compliance, this is an indicator of the state of health and safety at our various sites and the degree to which the workers are protected from work-related hazards at their workplace.


Our overarching objective is to achieve zero accidents every year. As the Group grows, efforts continue on continuous improvement initiatives towards achieving a Group-wide, shared safety culture.