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Successful private prosecution of fraudster by Anna Wilkinson (@wilkoishere) and Camilla Buck (@Millie_Buck) and S1… https://t.co/VIMo7uDeho

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William Lindsay appointed as a First Tier Tribunal Fee Paid Judge https://t.co/ynzyzTZWQJ https://t.co/50YVs3dktP

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Glenn Parsons features in Counsel Magazine discussing the safety of face-to-face hearings https://t.co/nCXc0AiGL2 https://t.co/KlJIRqrtPx

Tom Gent represents a £6 million turnover business for breach of the Electricity at Work Regulations

Tom Gent recently represented a £6 million turnover quarry business that had been prosecuted for breach of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and a breach of the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 1995.

Following an earlier incident that had not been reported, a delivery driver had allowed his tipper to make contact with overhead electric power lines at the quarry. The in-cab alarm in his vehicle had failed to sound, but thankfully he remained in his cab and did not suffer injury.

The HSE accepted a plea to one offence on a limited basis and, following argument, principally in relation to the likelihood of harm eventuating, the Company were sentenced to a £50,000 fine.

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