health and safety legislation


Cameron House Hotel fire prosecution: ‘An important precedent for Scottish fire safety’

Lynne Gray, Partner at Burness Paull LP, looks into the recent Cameron House Hotel judgment, which resulted in a £500,000 fine for fire safety failings that led to the deaths of two guests in 2017. Read More

Drone users face new rules across Europe and UK

New rules have come into force governing how pilots can operate their drones. They harmonise the rules across all EU member states, Norway and Iceland – and will also be mirrored by the UK. Read More

Guidance for crane users updated

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a revised version of its guidance CAP1096. Read More

Most recent HSE statistics show limited action against management

When reinforcing the message of safety non-compliance to managers and directors, sometimes the threat of individual prosecution may be the only way to get through. But do the statistics support that position, when the lack of individual prosecutions is considered? A Freedom of Information Act request yields some interesting answers. Read More

Davis: UK will ‘continue to meet safety standards’ post-Brexit

David Davis has insisted Brexit will not lead to worse health and safety standards or plunge the UK into “a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction". Read More

Survey: One in five ‘don’t follow’ H&S protocol following accidents

New study shows lack of H&S and fire safety knowledge among 2,000 workers. Read More

LIVE – Legislation update webinar taking place now

Register now to listen to the webinar on health and safety legislation Legal experts, Simon Joyston-Bechal, director, Turnstone Law and Read More

Health and safety legislation quiz

2015 into the start of 2016 saw some big changes to health and safety legislation, with the move to CDM 2015 and the changes to the sentencing guidelines for health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food safety offences. These legislative changes may affect you and your business and you may need to implement changes, update your workforce and revise relevant documentation. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about upcoming legislative changes. Read More

Safety Boots and Footwear: The Complete Buyer’s Guide

The complete guide to finding the right safety boots and footwear for your workforce. Read More

Tougher safety sentencing guidelines on the horizon

Improved clarity and simplicity of punishment guidelines related to health and safety failures by companies and organisations are set to Read More



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