Death in the workplace: who pays the price?

Lucy Jones, Sarah Field

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Abstract

Reviews the law on corporate and directors' liability for deaths occurring in the workplace. Considers the impact of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, prosecutions under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, sentencing guidelines, and case studies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)166-173
Number of pages8
JournalCompany Lawyer
Volume32
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

Keywords

  • Criminal law
  • Health and safety at work
  • Sentencing
  • Corporate liability
  • Corporate manslaughter
  • Criminal liability
  • Directors liabilities
  • Fatal accidents
  • Penalties
  • Place of work
  • Prosecutions
  • Sentencing guidelines

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