Sentencing trends for health and safety breaches

December 18, 2017

In an article for Lexis PSL, Nicholas Ostrowski, considers some of the sentencing trends following the introduction of the Definitive Guideline for health and safety offences.

Nicholas looks at the increase of health and safety sentences under the new guideline, the key trends arising within these cases, and the changes in approach that lawyers are utilising to prepare for hearings in health and safety cases.

This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Corporate Crime on 8 December 2017. Click for a free trial of Lexis®PSL.