Do you know the full implications of the law on Corporate Manslaughter? If the very worst happens and your business suffers a worker or customer fatality, do you know your duties and the legal perspective of the Health and Safety at Work Act? What does the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act mean for your organisation?
Since the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act came into force there have been several prosecutions following fatalities at work. These have resulted in significant fines and adverse publicity for the organisations involved. This course explains the complex issues in a highly authoritative and accessible way and is a must for all senior managers in all types of undertaking.
Who Should Attend
This Corporate Manslaughter briefing is suitable for senior managers who are interested in the implications of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and for safety practitioners who need to advise senior managers or who may wish to increase their knowledge and gain CPD.
Presented with extensive authority and experience, our Corporate Manslaughter course is a must for those who wish to understand the requirements of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, as well as the associated sentencing guidelines.
The course discusses the following issues:
- Duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act and the wider legal perspective
- Sentencing of individuals and organisations for breaches of health and safety law
- The role of the regulator
- An overview of gross negligence manslaughter and recent prominent cases
- Corporate Manslaughter – key requirements. What does the Act mean to organisations?
- Jury considerations
- Sentencing guidelines
- The wider potential impact on the Company
- The role of the Board in health and safety
- How individuals and organisations can take steps to prevent prosecution