Health and safety and corporate manslaughter offences

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) rewrote section 47 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act...

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There are procedural requirements that practitioners must be aware of when appealing sentences imposed in health and safety cases to the Crown Court or to the Court of...

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This Practice Note sets out the role, powers and functions of the Care Quality Commission (CQC). What is the CQC? The CQC is a non-departmental statutory body, sponsored...

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This Practice Note sets out the powers and practice of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on sanctions and enforcement. What is the CQC? The CQC is a non-departmental...

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This Practice Note sets out the powers and practice of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) when conducting inspections and reviews of registered care providers What is the...

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As there is no route for a statutory appeal from the coroner’s court, the supervisory jurisdiction of the Administrative Court is important for those who wish to...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) came into force on 6 April 2015. Their purpose is to make health and safety a fundamental and...

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The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from risks related to exposure to asbestos and make it clear...

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Penalties The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, SI 2012/632 (‘CAR’) were made under Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, s 15 (‘HSWA 1974’). They are an example...

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The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH 2015), SI 2015/483, aim to prevent major work place accidents occurring and put in place controls, so that...

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Industrial diseases The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), SI 2002/2677, is one of the most important health and safety laws for any...

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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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The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (CMCHA 2007) extends to the whole of the UK and introduced the offence of corporate manslaughter (known, in...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of key corporate manslaughter prosecutions and convictions under section 1 of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act...

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