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HSE farm inspections underway

HSE farm inspections underway

The HSE have announced that they have commenced a programme of proactive inspections of farms targeting the effective management health and safety ris ...

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2018 Health and Safety in numbers

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2018 Health and Safety in numbers

As we begin to approach the end of 2018, it is that time of year again when everyone begins to feel festive and the HSE release their annual statistic ...

Highest Rate of Fatal Accidents Within Agriculture Industry

Highest Rate of Fatal Accidents Within Agriculture Industry

The Health and Safety Executive's ("HSE") latest annual statistic show that the agriculture sector continues to have amongst the highest incidence rat ...

Supreme Court Settles the Test for Appealing Health and Safety Enforcement Notices

Supreme Court Settles the Test for Appealing Health and Safety Enforcement Notices

The judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of HSE v Chevron North Sea Limited on 8th February 2018 had been eagerly awaited.  The decision clarifie ...

Construction Health & Safety Update

Construction Health & Safety Update

As the first month of 2018 draws to a close we wanted to spend a few moments reflecting on the main Health and Safety developments impacting on the co ...

Whirlpool Appeal Sends Health and Safety Sentencing into a Spin

Whirlpool Appeal Sends Health and Safety Sentencing into a Spin

In March 2017 Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited was fined £700,000 following the death of one of its contractors. The Company pled guilty to a breach of ...

What does 2018 have to offer for Health & Safety?

What does 2018 have to offer for Health & Safety?

As we welcome in the New Year, it is clear that 2018 will be another significant period of change for health and safety in the workplace.  In this art ...

Our Expertise | Safety, Health and Environment Team - Crisis Response

Our Expertise | Safety, Health and Environment Team - Crisis Response

It is imperative that specialist legal advice is sought urgently following any major incident to ensure that the legal position of organisations and i ...

Our Expertise | Safety, Health and Environment Team – The HSE's Fee for Intervention Scheme

Our Expertise | Safety, Health and Environment Team – The HSE's Fee for Intervention Scheme

The HSE's Fee for Intervention Scheme ('FFI') has been in force since 1 October 2012. The scheme affects all businesses and organisations which fall u ...

Our Expertise | Safety, Health and Environment Team – Environmental Risk Management

Our Expertise | Safety, Health and Environment Team – Environmental Risk Management

We understand your issues Environmental risks are an increasing concern for organisations and insurers.  The law is developing and becoming more compl ...