Heath and safety regulations are an issue that affect all businesses from sole traders to multi-national companies. When there has been a breach of the laws surrounding health and safety large fines can be imposed for what you may perceive as a minor offence.
Stephensons have a team of expert solicitors trained to the highest standard and they are well versed in this area of law. Most people do not know that the earlier that you contact a solicitor the more chance that a positive result can be the outcome of your case, so do not worry or delay contacting our team of experts.
Many people feel that they are alone when they find out that a prosecution is being brought against them but statistics* from 08/09 show that;
- In 2008/09, there were 8,054 enforcement notices issued by HSE and local authorities issued 6,340 notices. This gives a total of 14,427 enforcement notices issued by all enforcing authorities in 2008/09.
- In 2008/09, there were 1245 offences prosecuted in Great Britain by HSE and ORR, and which were heard in that year.
Our team of expert solicitors can help you with a range of health and safety issues covering any charges brought against you by the Health and Safety Executive.
*HSE website August 2010