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22 Jan 2019

Maximising mitigation – steps a company can take to reduce penalties

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