Health & Safety Newsletter - August 2014

United Kingdom

Welcome to the Health and Safety Newsletter, which contains updates on the latest Health & Safety news and the resulting implications for directors and businesses.

This edition includes:

  • HSE consultation on proposals to exempt-self-employed persons from specific health and safety obligations.
  • HSE consultation on the EU Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulations.
  • HSE’s continued review of ACoPs.
  • Prosecutions: case law update
  • Focus on: The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and associated case law.
  • Oil & Gas UK Annual Health and Safety Report.
  • EU Directive 2013/30 on Offshore Safety.
  • Summary of recent health and safety prosecutions.

Also included are details of our Emergency Response Service. We are available for health & safety emergencies and advice; along with any other related urgent matters. In the event of an emergency the team ensure a swift and efficient response to client queries. If your company has a health and safety emergency, please contact our hotline on: 0333 20 21 010 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

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