Category: Regulations Updates

Call for tougher penalties as gross manslaughter guidelines come into effect

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has called for penalties that “reflect the gravity” of offences and greater use of measures such as director disqualification and retraining, as new sentencing guidelines for gross negligence manslaughter come into effect. From Thursday 1 November 2018, those convicted of the offence of gross negligence manslaughter in England and Wales will face...