There are numerous bodies tasked with enforcing health and safety legislation in the UK. The HSE concerns itself with factories, agriculture, mines and quarries, docks and railways, whereas Local Authorities oversee, amongst others, shops, offices... Continue reading
Company directors are primarily responsible for the management of their companies and, generally, their duties are owed to the company. However, they also owe duties to the owners as a whole. In addition, they have responsibilities in respect of t... Continue reading
Construction is a high risk industry. Although it accounts for only about 5% of employees in Britain it accounted for 31% of fatal injuries to employees and 10% of reported major/specified injuries.
The main causes of death and major injury... Continue reading