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The UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is toughening up the protections it will require for workers exposed to steel welding fume "with immediate effect". 20 Feb 2019
The labour department of Hong Kong (LD) has begun publishing the names and details of building contractors convicted of health and safety offences. 20 Dec 2018
The criminal law imposes duties on both employers and suppliers to ensure that products provided for use at work are safe and free from risk. Failure to discharge these duties exposes businesses to the prospect of investigation by the regulators.
Almost two years ago a new guideline for the sentencing of health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences (the Definitive Guideline) was published which came into force on 1 February 2016, for offences sentenced...
This guide is based on UK law as at 1st February 2010, unless otherwise stated.
ANALYSIS: The Supreme Court has issued an important judgment on the interaction between the 1974 Athens Convention on carriage of passengers by sea and time bar provisions in Scottish domestic law. 05 Nov 2018
ANALYSIS: The number of reportable occupational conditions could increase if the recommendations of a review by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are taken into account. 19 Oct 2018