Sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences

Sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences Midlands Health and Safety Consultancy

It’s been nearly 6 years now since new sentencing guidelines for health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences came into force in February 2016 and in 2018 new guidelines were issued which increased prison sentences for people convicted of gross negligence manslaughter within the workplace. This has been steadily reviewed annually […]