All About Corporate Manslaughter do you understand what it is?

The Act itself is not part of current health and safety law, the HSE did welcome it because they believed it introduced an important new element in the corporate management of health and safety.

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 is a landmark in law. For the first time, companies and organisations can be found guilty of corporate manslaughter as a result of serious management failures resulting in a gross breach of a duty of care.

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