May 18, 2020

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Coronavirus law webinar

Webinar: Health and safety law conundrums during the COVID-19 pandemic

Your organisation is looking ahead to stepwise resumption of operations once the COVID-19 lockdown starts to be eased. But what are your health and safety criminal law obligations for the return to work and what do you need to do to stay on the right side of the criminal law?

In this webinar, pre-recorded as part of Safety & Health Expo Digital Week, Simon Joyston-Bechal, Director at Turnstone Law, built upon his recent SHP article, Returning to work once COVID-19 lockdown relaxes – What’s expected in health and safety criminal law and how can you avoid prosecution?, and discussed some of the recent government strategy and workplace guidance and what that means for health & safety practitioners.

Topics covered:

  • Managing difficult decisions relating to COVID-19
  • Could we be prosecuted for COVID-19 exposures?
  • Can we keep operating if we are struggling with social distancing?
  • Working from home – how far do our duties extend?
  • Statutory inspections – what if we are running behind?
  • Returning to work…


simon-joyston-bechalDr Simon Joyston-Bechal, Director, Turnstone Law

Simon is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading health & safety lawyers. Having previously qualified as a doctor, he is uniquely placed to deal with technical, safety and health related legal issues. As well as defending H&S enforcement, he focuses on training senior management and advising organisations on legal preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of prosecution in the event an incident occurs.

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