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.
- 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