Health and Safety Insights Newsletter - July 2015

The latest legal news and insights for Health & Safety professionals

In this month's issue:

  • Recent case highlights increasing fines and impending effect of new Sentencing Guidelines
  • Agency, company and individual sentenced for the workplace death of an apprentice
  • The COMAH Regulations 2015 – What has changed and what you need to know 

We also include:

  • A link to our British Standards self-assessment tool which helps clients to assess their company’s readiness for a crisis and compliance with the principles in the British Standard for crisis management,
  • A promotion for Crisis Response to encourage sign up
  • The latest news regarding our new subsidiary, 15squared

Read the July 2015 issue of Health & Safety Insights ›

This information is intended as a general discussion surrounding the topics covered and is for guidance purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. DWF is not responsible for any activity undertaken based on this information.

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I head up DWF's national Regulatory team as well as leading the firm’s ‘go to market’ sector expertise. I am also Chair of the UK Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

Paul Matthews

Partner - Head of Regulatory (Yorkshire and North East)

I am a Partner in the Regulatory team and a corporate defence specialist who provides up-front regulatory compliance advice and representation to businesses and senior managers in relation to investigations and prosecutions by regulatory bodies.

Vikki Woodfine

Partner - Head of Road Haulage & Logistics

Best known as the “Lorry Lawyer” I am also Head of the Road Haulage & Logistics group at DWF and specialise in health and safety defence work and road transport law.