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Focus on… Section 7 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

Employers may at times feel as though the duty for safeguarding an individual’s health and safety lies solely with them. This is not always the case…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Trust fined £330,000 for falls deaths

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust received fines in respect of five breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act.

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior Partner

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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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Root cause analysis investigation reports

A root cause analysis investigation is an investigation undertaken to establish the originating causes which have led to a death or an avoidable…

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner

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A lesson for unsuspecting Company Officers – recent SFO successes and what they mean for Company Officers

Criminal law and practice is evolving at a fast pace in the areas of economic crime, and area that includes fraud, bribery and corruption. As a result…

Euros Jones
Euros Jones Partner

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Coroners' forms and investigation process explained

What coroners' forms are available, how do they fit into to the whole process, what is their purpose, who receives them and why?

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior Partner

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Disclosure to and by coroners

Over the last few years there have been huge changes to both law and practice with regard to disclosure of information to coroners.

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior Partner

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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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