Getting ready for Section 37 Prosecution A construction company and an engineering firm have both been found guilty of breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 after the death of a self-employed man who fell to his death on a building site in 2008. The 40 year old victim, who was contracted by

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Section 37 of the Health and Safety at Work Act – Potential for Prosecution of Company Directors Section 37 creates a secondary liability where the primary liability is that of another person. Prosecutions can be made if the following has occurred: • An offence has been committed under any of the relevant statutory provisions by

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