Health & Safety Memo

Consequences of non-compliance

 CHAPTER 1  Investigations and enforcement 

The annual statistics report produced by the HSE shows that 517 cases were prosecuted by the HSE in 2017/18 (or referred to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) for prosecution in Scotland), with a conviction rate of 95% (“Enforcement statistics in Great Britain 2018”, HSE). Since the introduction of a new sentencing guideline (discussed at ¶9491), the number of prosecutions has fallen, but the level of fines imposed has risen significantly, totalling £72.6 million for the period. The average...

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