NEWS

22 Jan 2019

Maximising mitigation – steps a company can take to reduce penalties

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In this two part series published in the Safety and Health Practitioner, Stephen Hockman QC along with other health and safety specialists, considers the actions which a duty-holder can take following a serious incident in which failings have been identified, to influence the size of penalty imposed upon it.

The authors also consider the ‘steps taken voluntarily to remedy a problem’ and whether a company’s reputation assists it in demonstrating a good health and safety record.

The first article published in November can be found here

The second article published the following month can be found here