Worker’s hand partially severed in chop saw

A manufacturing company based in Gloucester has been fined after an incident at its site resulted in a worker having his fingers and part of his palm severed. Read More

£1m fine for health and safety breaches at Poundstretcher

Breaches to health and safety legislation at three Poundstretcher stores has resulted in the retail chain being hit with a large fine. Read More

Full case: Cotswolds-based activity firm cleared of charges after girl fell 10m

Cotswold firm cleared after girl falls from 10m platform. Read More

Gross negligence manslaughter: ‘Sit up & take note’ as jail terms increase

New guidelines on sentencing for gross negligence manslaughter revealed. Read More

Opinion: HSE bows to the inevitable – the new FFI dispute process

By Gary Rubin, Partner with Blackfords LLP In a press release HSE announced that it would be revising the dispute Read More

Sentencing guidelines: the legal view

With the new Sentencing Guidelines now in force, Eversheds’ Principal Associate Paul Verrico sought the opinion of the leading practitioners in the field to ascertain what differences, if any, they thought the changes would drive. Read More

Two workers injured at wildlife park

A construction contractor has been fined after he and another worker were injured at a wildlife park. Richard Lunch, 42, Read More

Two firms fined after worker knocked by four-tonne hammer

A worker suffered fractures to his back, hip and leg after he was knocked over by a four-tonne piling hammer Read More

An 800-year-old job title – what’s changed for coroners?

Coroners are focusing increasingly on health and safety procedures, training and risk management when carrying out inquests into workplace deaths. Read More

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