UK Health & Safety Law in the UK
As well as the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, many other statutes and regulations protect employees whilst at work. For this reason, it is is important to take sound legal advice regarding your duties as an employer.
Health & Safety Lawyers London
As an employer, you owe a ‘duty of care’ to your employees. You are obliged to take all reasonable, practicable steps to ensure their safety whilst they are at work. Failing to meet this duty can be costly, and can involve expensive, time consuming litigation.
As such, you need specialist health and safety law advice from experienced solicitors. ASL Solicitors are experienced health and safety solicitors and can guide you through this regulatory maze.
We have represented many clients in health and safety prosecutions, particularly in the waste disposal/management, construction, and food industries, and can deal with the following aspects of this complex area:
- Corporate manslaughter
- Health and safety at work
- RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations)
- Food safety
- Asbestos regulation
- Electricity and gas safety
- COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)