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Prison sentences for manslaughter imposed following three deaths

United Kingdom - October 31 2009 Criminal courts continue to get tough with those whose negligence leads to work-related deaths, handing down two substantial prison sentences this year.

Richard Crockford, David Wright

Lord Young - common sense? “Common sense, common safety” – a report by Lord Young of Graffham

United Kingdom - January 13 2011 Lord Young's Report into health and safety was published on 15 October 2010.

Richard Crockford, David Wright

HSE v Bodycote HIP Limited – fine of over half a million pounds for failing to protect employees from risks to their health and safety

United Kingdom - October 31 2009 Bodycote HIP, a multi-national heat treatment company, pleaded guilty at Worcester Crown Court on 24 July 2009 to breaching Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (HSWA) following the deaths of two employees at its manufacturing plant in Hereford.

Richard Crockford, David Wright

Bribery Act 2010

United Kingdom - January 13 2011 The Bribery Act 2010 comes into force in April 2011.

Richard Crockford, David Wright

£4.8 million in six days: the dramatic increase in health and safety fines

United Kingdom - February 1 2016 Today marks the introduction of the new sentencing Guideline for health and safety offences, the most significant development in health and safety…

Olivia Tusler