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Company receives an 85 reduction in the fine imposed against them

United Kingdom - September 6 2018 Electricity North West Ltd (‘the company’) was found guilty of breaching regulation 4(1) of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 (‘WAHR 2005’) (count...

Jacqueline Rédarès, Jan Burgess.


Update: The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018

United Kingdom - July 30 2018 The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations (“the Regulations”) will come into force on 1 October 2018. The Regulations introduce powers...

Jacqueline Rédarès, Jan Burgess.


The spotlight is on night shifts

United Kingdom - May 17 2018 The Scandinavian study, ‘Shift work and the risk of cardiovascular disease. A systematic review and meta-analysis including dose-response...

Jacqueline Rédarès, Jan Burgess.


Network Rail found guilty following level crossing accident

United Kingdom - May 16 2018 On 11 May 2018, Network Rail was found guilty of an offence under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 for failure to have in...

Jacqueline Rédarès, Jan Burgess.


HSE demands more action on preventing the accidental release of oil and gas

United Kingdom - May 11 2018 With the anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster approaching, Chris Flint, the director of the Health & Safety Executive’s (HSE) energy division has...

Jacqueline Rédarès, Jan Burgess.