In addition to the recent Fire Safety cases where employers have been sentenced and fined, we recently heard about a case which we felt was rather interesting, it is the first successful case against an employee under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. A care home manager has been fined £500 following a blaze

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There are still a large number of cases appearing at courts where landlords have failed to ensure their properties meet standards. Recently a fine of £135,000 was imposed on an Exeter landlord after his tenants were forced to flee for their lives. A fire broke out on the ground floor of the four-storey building, subdivided

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The British Safety Council has launched a health and safety campaign aimed at businesses – phase one focuses on hand and arm protection. It is aimed at businesses with the aim of understanding the key health and safety issues affecting their staff. Through a series of surveys and using the Changing the habits of a

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