The standard text for practitioners in this growing area of the law, providing an authoritative guide to the key issues in health and safety enforcement in a practical manner. This third edition provides coverage of health and safety inspectors' enforcement powers; the service and appeal of improvement and prohibition notices; the law relating to health and safety offences; work-related death investigations; the Coroner's procedure; and criminal procedure and sentencing in respect of health and safety offences. It also includes relevant extracts from the key statutes, the Enforcement Policy Statement, and the most important Health and Safety Regulations.
This edition includes coverage of the Chargot judgment, the Health and Safety Offences Act 2008, the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, new Sentencing Guidelines, and changes to the constitution of the Health and Safety Executive and the Health and Safety Commission. It has also been updated to include all recent case law, including consideration of the practical implications of decisions made.