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February 19, 2019

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Top 5 prosecutions in January 2019: Video round-up of SHP’s most read court stories

The biggest health and safety prosecution and fine stories on SHP in January 2019.

This month features heavy fines for Veolia, the owners of Topshop, the owners of Slug & Lettuce with several fines of over £1m.

For more on each information on each featured story:

Veolia ES (UK) Limited fined £1m after reversing vehicle death.

£1.5m fines after five-year-old killed in lift.

Topshop owners fined £450,000 after girl’s skull fractured.

Construction worker sustained fatal head injuries in stairwell fall.

Slug and Lettuce owners fined £100,000 after employee injured hand.

You can watch the biggest prosecutions of 2018 video here, or catch up on December’s biggest fines.

For more in court stories, click here.

Stay Ahead of the Curve in Operational Excellence Theatre

Focusing on the more technical elements of the profession, this theatre at Safety & Health Expo 2019 will include:

  • Asbestos competency in the 21st century
  • Does ISO 45001 support a strong safety culture?
  • Breathe Freely: A campaign to reduce respiratory lung disease in construction
  • Procurement: The changing face of health and safety - from policing to leaving a legacy
  • Effective investigation implementation

The full agenda is designed to inform, illuminate and provoke conversation and debate as the profession powers forward. Get your free ticket to Safety & Health Expo | ExCeL London | 18 - 20 June

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