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HSE and Environment Agency Prosecution: The New Climate

By: Charlotte Waters, Mike Appleby, Louise Smail
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Published: 06-06-2019
Format: Paperback
Edition: 1st
Extent: 304
ISBN: 9781526503220
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
RRP : £95.00

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About HSE and Environment Agency Prosecution: The New Climate

Sentencing guidelines impose tough penalties for health and safety and environmental offences: how can you avoid them?

The introduction of the sentencing guidelines in February 2016 has seen health and safety prosecutions treble, particularly in relation to corporate manslaughter, with tougher penalties imposed and fines exceeding £20 million being handed down. With fines having a detrimental effect on both turnover and reputation, how can companies protect themselves?

HSE and Environment Agency Prosecution: The New Climate is an accessible reference work that provides guidance to ensure that companies have the correct, stringent risk management and procedures in place in order to protect themselves against exposure to such fines.

Through the use of worked cases studies, checklists and charts the expert advice provided is put into context, whether you are a practitioner needing to advise your client, a company director, an in-house lawyer, or a health and safety professional.

Split into four sections, this new title covers:
Managing Risk
The Law
Enforcement and Sentencing
Inquests and Claims

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1: Corporate Governance, Directors' Duties
Chapter 2: Risk Management
Chapter 3: Business Continuity
Chapter 4: Manslaughter and Health and Safety Offences
Chapter 5: Health and Safety Enforcement Notices and Fees for Intervention (FFI)
Chapter 6: Environmental Offences
Chapter 7: Environmental Notices and Sanctions
Chapter 8: Fire Safety Offences and Notices
Chapter 9: Enforcement Agencies and Enforcement Policies
Chapter 10: RIDDOR (Reporting Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Regulations) and Internal Investigations
Chapter 11: Responding to a Criminal Investigation
Chapter 12: Prosecution – the Court Process
Chapter 13: Sentencing
Chapter 14: Coroners' Inquests and Public Inquiry
Chapter 15: Civil Claims
Chapter 16: Insurance
Appendix: Case Summaries


“...a practical work that for the first time has sought to synthesize critical aspects of health and safety law and environmental law as it affects corporations and those who manage them...This valuable work thus provides organisations with an insight into how to manage risk in two important regulatory environments.” –  The Right Honourable the Lord Burnett of Maldon, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, From the Foreword

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