Health and Safety newsletter - July 2015

United Kingdom

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

This edition includes:

  • Overview of the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Bill
  • Health and Safety Sentencing: The Latest Developments
  • Overview of The All-Scotland Sheriff Court (Sheriff Personal Injury Court) Order 2015
  • Update on health and safety fines in the Magistrates’ Court
  • Overview of annual HSE workplace fatality statistics
  • Focus on: Offshore Safety Directive: Implementing Legislation
  • Summary of recent health and safety prosecutions.

Also included are details of our Emergency Response Service. We are available for health and 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).