A practical guide to responding to incidents at work

09 Oct 2019

When a workplace accident occurs, the immediate steps taken by a business are critical. From securing the area to legal advice and controlling communication - they can all make the difference since fines for businesses in violation of health and safety laws across all sectors have sky rocketed since the introduction of more punitive sentencing guidelines.

Health and safety expert partner, Sally Hancock sets out the crucial steps you should take if you are faced with an incident and also what you should do to prepare for such a scenario. Preparation is key!

Sally's article has been published on Health and Safety International - click here to be redirected.

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Disclaimer: This document does not present a complete or comprehensive statement of the law, nor does it constitute legal advice. It is intended only to highlight issues that may be of interest to customers of BLM. Specialist legal advice should always be sought in any particular case.

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