Practice Notes: Health & Safety

Shifting the health and safety burden

Ian Pennock isn’t convinced by the government’s 
proposed changes to health and safety in the 
Enterprise and Regulatory Refor

16 Nov 2012

Update | Health & safety

Zahra Nanji revisits the government’s new scheme to recover costs incurred through health and safety breaches and proposals to introduce European-style der

14 Sep 2012

APIL welcomes change of heart on adventure regulator

Health and safety not 'a straitjacket which prevents children from takin

19 Jul 2012

Argos and Homebase can reclaim toxic sofa damages

Retailers allowed to claim back millions of pounds from producer of toxic anti-moul

28 May 2012

Health and safety update: asbestos exposure, RIDDOR, occupational health

Zahra Nanji reviews 
new regulations on 
asbestos exposure, 
the HSE’s ‘fee for 
intervention’ scheme 
and the latest chapter 
in the government’s 
war aga

21 May 2012

When a parent company may be liable in negligence for the acts of its subsidiary

The ruling in Chandler has established that a parent company may be liable for breaches of health and 
safety laws by a subsidiary without the need to cons

11 May 2012

Djanogly spares mesothelioma victims from Jackson reforms

Justice minister Jonathan Djanogly told the Commons yesterday that the government was prepared to spare mesothelioma cases from the Jackson report’s ban on

25 Apr 2012

Trigger ramifications

The effects of the Supreme Court ruling in the employers’ liability ‘trigger’ case are likely to reach further than mesothelioma claims to other asbestos d

23 Apr 2012

Health and safety update

The government should be promoting the protection health and safety legislation affords all parties – not irresponsibly eroding its reputation, argues Zahr

30 Jan 2012

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