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HSE v RJ Bateman Limited; R Bateman and J Bateman - explosion death leads to fines against company and father and son directors (Sections 2 and 3 HSWA; Section 37 HSWA; reg. 3 RIDDOR)

United Kingdom - October 31 2009 On 23 October 2009, a total of £85,000 in fines was imposed upon a company and its two directors following the death of 40-year-old Anthony Reed on 3 April 2006, after a coolant drum exploded, causing him fatal injuries.

Richard Crockford, David Wright

Developments in sentencing in health and safety cases

United Kingdom - January 13 2011 There have been a number of attempts in recent years to further criminalise breaches of health and safety law.

Richard Crockford, David Wright

Mental Health Matters ordered to pay £50,000 after an employee was killed by a service user

United Kingdom - May 13 2010 Mental Health Matters, a registered charity providing support and housing services to those suffering from mental health problems, recently pleaded guilty to a charge brought by the HSE for a breach of Section 2(1) HSWA after an employee was attacked and stabbed to death by a service user.

Richard Crockford, David Wright

Vopak London Terminal BV Limited fined £50,000 after petrol spill in Essex

United Kingdom - May 13 2010 Vopak London Terminal BV Limited was fined £50,000 after a large and dangerous pool of petrol leaked from a road tanker while it was loading.

Richard Crockford, David Wright

Fire Safety (Employee’s Capabilities) (England) Regulations 2010

United Kingdom - January 13 2011 The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, which came into force in October 2006, consolidated previous legislation in relation to fire safety and introduced the compulsory requirement for all businesses to conduct "a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment" of all premises and parts of premises.

Richard Crockford, David Wright