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H&S defendants saved from worst effects of latest sentencing guideline on reduction in sentence for a guilty plea

By Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal, Turnstone Law Many readers will be aware of how the 2016 sentencing guideline for health and safety Read More

Wilko fined £2.2m after “horrific workplace accident”

Household goods giant Wilko has been fined £2.2million after an incident at a Leicester store left a 20-year-old female worker paralysed, Read More

Care home found guilty following wardrobe death

A care home firm has been convicted of a health and safety charge following the death of 80-year-old Thomasina Bennett, Read More

Heating engineer found not guilty of manslaughter following carbon monoxide death

A heating engineer has been found guilty of three safety offences but not guilty of manslaughter after a woman died from gas poisoning in her home in December 2012. Read More

Firm found guilty of corporate manslaughter

A stonemasonry firm has been found guilty of corporate manslaughter today (22 May). Read More

Cotswold Airport’s owner found guilty of safety breaches following fire chief’s death

The owner of Cotswold Airport has been found guilty of safety breaches following the death of the airport's fire chief, who was killed when he was struck by a 5ft high, 10-stone high-pressure gas cylinder, which unexpectedly discharged. Read More

Maintenance worker jailed for four years after toddler’s death

A maintenance worker has been found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of a girl after he failed to replace a glass panel in a barrier on a walkway of the North Bank flats, Sheffield city centre. Read More



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