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Health and safety update December 2017

United Kingdom - December 14 2017 On 10 October 2017 the Sentencing Council closed its 14-week consultation into Sentencing Guidelines for manslaughter offences. The consultation came…

Gavin Reese, Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon.

Health and safety law update, June 2017

United Kingdom - June 9 2017 The new guideline applies to any case where the hearing in either the Magistrates or Crown court is on or after 1 June 2017 regardless of the date of…

Gavin Reese, Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon.

Health and safety law update, December 2016

United Kingdom - December 19 2016 KFG Quickserve Limited runs several food outlets, including 35 Burger Kings. On 28 March 2015 a 21-year old worker, Michael Firth, was emptying oil…

Gavin Reese, Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon.

Company director jailed for 12 months following the death of one of his workers

United Kingdom - September 29 2016 On 29 January 2014, father-of-three Paul Williamson, 51 years of age, died when a remote controlled Mobile Elevated Working Platform (MEWP) he was…

Gavin Reese, Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon.

Building company fined £550,000 for corporate manslaughter of two men who fell from height at a construction site

United Kingdom - September 29 2016 In the first corporate manslaughter sentencing under the sentencing guidelines in force from February 2016, Monavon Construction Ltd pleaded guilty to…

Gavin Reese, Mamata Dutta, Nick McMahon.