The Health and Safety (Display Equipment) Regulations 1992

The Health and Safety (Display Equipment) Regulations 1992

Reference: UK/1992/SI/2782 The Health & Safety (Display Equipment) Regulations 1992 require organisations to ensure that visual display units, for example computer screens comply with health and safety rules. These are the regulations that require you to take sufficient breaks when using IT. Display screen equipment directive The Regulations generally give effect as respects to the UK to the […]

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

The UK Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 creates a new offence of corporate manslaughter in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and corporate homicide in Scotland. Companies, organisations and government bodies can be prosecuted if they are found to have caused death due to gross corporate health and safety failures. Appropriate systems, policies and processes need […]