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The ambulance is at the gate, Boss – now what should I do?

This is the nightmare scenario for every company and every manager working in areas such as construction, warehousing, engineering – indeed in any sector where medium to high risk activities are being carried out. Something has gone wrong; an employee has been injured (or maybe even killed); and somebody from┬ámanagement has got to start sorting …

The evidence is now clear – ignore health & safety at your peril

I was recently asked by a colleague whether there was any evidence that the Sentencing Guidelines for health & safety offences, which came into effect in February 2016, were actually having an effect. I replied that they were, and pointed to a couple of recent sentencing decisions to reinforce my point. However, since that discussion …