Webinar: October legislation and guidance update
Every April and October, new amendments and changes to legislation and guidance come into force.
The live webinar has now passed, as well as issuing you a document to inform you of the October changes, we also asked two leading health and safety lawyers to update the health and safety community on what the changes are, what they mean in practical terms and how the last set of legislation changes are affecting organisations.
The webinar was led by Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal of Turnstone Law and Anne Davies of Gunnercooke LLP, who looked at the latest health and safety legal developments.
Ian Cooke of EEF bought a practitioners perspective, taking you through what the practical implications are for those responsible for health and safety.
• Proposed new sentencing guidelines for Gross Negligence Manslaughter:
o How the new rules fit in with the 2016 sentencing guidelines for health & safety?
o New sentences of up to 18 years’ in jail – how are the proposed new sentences calculated?
o What does this mean for health & safety jail terms?
o What happens next?
• Appealing against sentence for health and safety offences
o Latest Court of Appeal case
o Practical guidance on areas that could give rise to a successful appeal
• Litigation Privilege over incident investigation reports
o What is privilege and why does it matter?
o Recent case law
o Steps to gain privilege protection
Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal, Director, Turnstone Law:
Anne Davies, Partner, Gunnercooke LLP
Host: James Evison, Editor, Safety & Health Practitioner Online
Download: April 2020 Legislation Update
Coronavirus has become a top priority for employers all over the world. The pandemic event is putting pressure on already stretched employers to do more to keep up to date and protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees. Download this free legislation update to understand all the latest guidelines, laws and regulations. The eBook covers:
- Coronavirus legislation;
- Changes to workplace exposure limits;
- Key cases in recent months;
- Environment and Energy;
- and much more…