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In a typical construction project, the main contractor takes responsibility for the site with effect from the date of possession and then remains responsible for it until...

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The specific offence of corporate manslaughter was created by the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (CMCHA 2007). The CMCHA 2007 extends to the whole...

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This Practice Note explains the approach taken by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to the enforcement of health and safety law in England and Wales. The HSE has a...

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Those who control site work must check that working conditions are healthy and safe both before, and as, work begins. This Practice Note concentrates on the duties of the...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 September 2017 and is not...

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What is RIDDOR? Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations, SI 2013/1471 (RIDDOR) is a regulation which requires employers and others in...

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The immediate aftermath of an incident Depending on the nature of the incident, first thoughts should, of course, be to address any medical requirements of any injured...

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