Health and Safety Solicitors
MJP solicitors have been involved in advising major PLC's in connection with Health and Safety legislation, and the liability of directors in corporate manslaughter cases, as well as representing in defence prosecution brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The penalties for infringement in Health ands Safety cases are severe both in financial terms and in respect the terms of imprisonment that may be imposed. Only specialist criminal solicitors are equipped to deal with these cases in a cost effective manner for businesses facing these types of prosecutions.
We are proud of our record of accomplishment in defending these types of cases and if you are facing this type of problem you should initially speak with our Health and Safety solicitor Dominic McNabb on 07733264226.
Health and Safety Investigation
If you are have been arrested by the police or the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) it is important to know your rights. Our health and safety solicitors can attend the interview and help you through each stage, explain the processes that are involved during an interview and clarify on the powers of inspectors under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Police and Criminal Evidence Act.
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HSE Improvement Notices
An improvement notice will be issued when the inspector is of the opinion that a person: -
- Is contravening one or more of the relevant statutory provisions; or
- Has contravened one or more of those provisions in circumstances that make it likely that the contravention will continue or be repeated.
The improvement notice will require the contravention to be remedied within a specified period. It is possible to appeal against an issued appeal notice. Our health and safety solicitors will be able to advise you on this matter. Failure to comply with the notice is a criminal offence.
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HSE Prohibition Notices
If a prohibition notice is served then the activity, which the notice relates to, must cease until the matter, specified in the notice, is rectified. It is a criminal offence to breach the prohibition notice.
Our Health and Safety solicitors can advise you on how to proceed if you are served with a prohibition notice.
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Corporate Manslaughter is an offence at the extreme end of the spectrum of Health & Safety criminal offences and comes about if senior management manage or organise their activities in a way that causes a persons death. It has only become a serious risk to directors of companies and officers of Government agencies following the prosecution relating to the management of railways and cases involving deaths of employees or members of the public following outbreaks of disease in public or private buildings. All offices and public buildings have health and safety officers and they together with management are at risk of in the event of death arising from a breach of health and safety rules.
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Our health and safety solicitors provide advice and representation on all matters throughout England and Wales particularly in Liverpool (including The Wirral), London and the North West.
MJP solicitors have dealt with the defence of these types of cases and have a database of experts in most fields relevant to health and safety issues. Specialist advice for any investigation into Health and Safety breaches can be given by one of our experienced solicitors.
For free advice call now on 0333 011 0515 or use the contact us page.