The Company had been charged with contravening Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and Regulation 5 of the management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 in that it was alleged that it had failed to repair a gap in the railings to the perimeter of a carpark at one of its national group of hotels.
In December 2015, Simon Hogg tragically died whilst working for his employer, a waste recycling firm in County Durham. A second employee, Raymond Garrett, was also seriously injured when the two men became trapped inside a large industrial trommel machine when it was turned on and started to rotate. On 6th January 2021, Stonegrave Aggregates […]
In January of this year, a well-known fish and chip restaurant and takeaway in North Yorkshire was sentenced to a fine of £75,000 after pleading guilty to an offence of failing to ensure the health and safety of their employees, contrary to s.2(1) and s.33(1)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
On 5th June 2014, Matthew Fulleylove, tragically died whilst working for his employer as a machine operative at the defendants factory premises in Leeds.
Maizy Harman was in the reception class at the York primary school when she suffered an anaphylactic reaction. The reaction came as a result of having been given a pudding that contained eggs to which she is allergic.
Farming partnership B A L Ackroyd has been sentenced for safety breaches, following a fatal incident involving a member of the public.
Following a two-week trial at Bradford Crown Court, Glen Samson was convicted of twenty-four counts of rape, three counts of false imprisonment, two counts of making a threat to kill and two counts of controlling and coercive behaviour committed upon two women with whom he was having a relationship.
Thank you to all those who attended the Regulatory & Public Law Team’s Annual Review last evening.
On 14th May 2019, in a case prosecuted by Robert Stevenson, two companies were convicted and sentenced in relation to their failures to protect their employees whilst working at height.
Robert Stevenson prosecutes company for failure to protect its employees against the risks associated with hazardous substances and vibrating pneumatic tools.
Instructed by the Health & Safety Executive, last week, Robert Stevenson secured the conviction of two companies for breaching health and safety regulations resulting in the death of a 36-year-old worker, Mr. David Beresford.
Craig Hassall & Robert Stevenson receive certificates of commendation from The Home Office in relation to their recent case named ‘Operation Apple’.