Logistics hit by rising health and safety fines

29 Mar 2019

Partner Henry Kirkup, explores the impact the revised sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences continue to have on organisations and individuals within the transport and logistics industry.

The new guidelines mean that organisational safety has been put into sharp focus and hefty fines are promised for those companies failing to protect employees against known and preventable safety risks. Since then, fine values have rocketed – in the transport and logistics sector this has seen some fines reach £4 million.

Click the links to read the full articles in Global Cold Chain News and Fleetpoint.

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