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Drayton Manor incident - comments from Weightmans Health and Safety expert

An investigation is underway after a young girl died after falling from a ride at a Staffordshire theme park.


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ACoP for the CDM 2015 Regulations?

When the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 were introduced in April 2015, the HSE published guidance, L153, to accompany them.

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Fines for corporate manslaughter and health & safety offences look set to increase dramatically

From 1 February 2016 a new Definitive Guideline on Health and Safety offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene offences will take…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Better case management – what’s it all about?

In January 2015 the Leveson review was published. It made a number of recommendations aimed at improving the efficiency of the criminal justice…

Rob Williams
Rob Williams Partner

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Linley Developments fined £200,000

This case involved the death of 28-year-old bricklayer who was fatally injured when an unstable retaining wall collapsed at a construction site in St…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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CAV Aerospace Ltd fined £1 Million

Paul Bowers, a 47-year old, was fatally injured when a pile of metal being delivered to his workplace at Cambridge Airport toppled onto him.

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Proposed HSWA Self Employed Exemption Amended

In Summer 2014 the HSE sought views on their proposal to exempt certain self-employed persons from Section 3(2) of the Health & Safety at Work etc.…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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First corporate manslaughter prosecution of a Care Home and an NHS Trust

Three care home bosses face charges of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of an 86 year old woman just days after she left a Nottingham…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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