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The substantial fine recently imposed by a court against domestic appliances manufacturer Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd (Whirlpool) illustrates "how hit and miss" the sentencing of health and safety offences can still be, an expert has said. 28 Apr 2017
Further details of how the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) intends to make the settling of disputes in relation to its fee for intervention (FFI) scheme more independent have been published for consultation. 26 Apr 2017
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There is a growing trend to hold care workers in control of risk responsible when things go wrong, a health and safety expert has said. 28 Feb 2017
Disputes raised in relation to the 'fee for intervention' (FFI) costs recovery scheme operated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will in future be resolved by way of a "fully independent" process, the regulator has announced. 15 Feb 2017
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