Reporting an Accident
Vessel operators involved in an accident must report the accident to the NDGF if any of the following occur.
- A person dies or disappears or…
- A person is injured and requires medical treatment beyond first aid or…
- Damage to the vessel and other property exceeds $2,000 or there is the complete loss of the vessel.
Written reports of accidents involving only property damage must be made within 5 days of the accident. However, you must file an accident report within 48 hours in cases involving a death, disappearance, or injury.
Accidents should be reported on accident report forms available from the NDGF.