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HEALTH AND SAFETY

Corporate manslaughter: first company conviction

In the first case of its kind, a small company has been convicted of corporate manslaughter. Following its decision, the court imposed an eye-watering £385,000 fine. So what do the directors need to know about this ruling? More...

DIRECTORS’ LIABILITY

First company manslaughter case

The first prosecution for corporate manslaughter is being brought against a company. But it’s not a major player that’s involved. Why should this worry you? More...

DIRECTORS’ LIABILITY

Taking extra care with health and safety

You’ve heard that the outcome of a recent case makes it easier than ever for the Health and Safety Executive to pursue directors personally if their companies fall foul of workplace legislation. Is this correct? More...

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Is the company to blame?

The police have stated that they’re to investigate the potential liability of companies for serious road traffic accidents. So what should be your position? More...

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Directors and their safety responsibilities

Is it true that there’s no legislation that says you have to undertake proactive health and safety management within the company? And if not, how you can protect your personal position as a director? What does the latest case say? More...

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Don’t trip up!

A director has heard that if a visitor slips and sustains an injury whilst on company premises they have the right to bring a claim under health and safety legislation. If so, what protective measures should they put in place? More...

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What should be on display?

You know that if any of your staff (or visitors) have an accident at work, it’s your neck that the authorities will attempt to place on the block. One way to help avoid liability is through documentation and notices. What do you need to know? More...

DIRECTORS’ LIABILITY

Organising a committee

Following a recent inspection by the Health & Safety Executive, you’ve been advised to set up a formal committee to discuss any health and safety issues which arise. Is it necessary and could it really help avoid personal liability? More...

DIRECTORS’ LIABILITY

Directors liable for faulty equipment

Whilst directors of large firms continue to evade responsibility for employee fatalities at work, directors of small companies aren’t so lucky. What valuable lessons can you learn from a recent case? More...

NEWS - HEALTH & SAFETY

A very real risk

Last month a company director was sent to prison following a fatal accident at his workplace. What can you learn from this tragic case? More...
Last updated: 04.06.2020

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