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Fines on the increase in the Magistrates’ Courts

United Kingdom - September 29 2016 On 2 March 2015, section 85 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 came into force. This effectively enabled Magistrates…

Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon, Gavin Reese.

Employers of lone worker who died from carbon monoxide poisoning face fines

United Kingdom - September 29 2016 During the early hours of 6 December 2014, Mr Javaid Iqbal, a 29-year-old father of three, was employed by KK Security Services Ltd (KK Security) as…

Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon, Gavin Reese.

The HSE’s annual report on work-related fatal injuries shows a plateau of fatalities after a long-term decline

United Kingdom - September 29 2016 The long term trend has seen the rate of fatalities more than halve over the last 20 years. In 2015-16, 144 people were killed while at work at a…

Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon, Gavin Reese.

Homeware company fined £2.2m for death of an employee who fell from height during unloading process

United Kingdom - September 29 2016 On 25 November 2014 William Richardson, an agency worker, was employed to unload pallets by Decco Ltd, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, a DIY wholesaler. Mr…

Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon, Gavin Reese.

New Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work

United Kingdom - September 29 2016 Penny Mordaunt MP has been appointed as Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work with responsibility for oversight of HSE. This new…

Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon, Gavin Reese.