Your responsibilities under the Corporate Manslaughter Act

The first conviction against a UK company under the Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007 occurred last month, highlighting the need for businesses of all sizes to review and improve their health and safety procedures. It’s vitally important that all directors are aware of their responsibilities under the Act and take steps to ensure their business complies. Last month, Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings Ltd, a small business with only four employees, became the first company to be charged under the Act after an employee was killed when a pit excavated as part of a site survey collapsed on him whilst he was taking

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