CPD - February 2017

Monday, 20 February 2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (UK time)

Presented by

Chris Baranowski, Partner at DAC Beachcroft, and Sarah Valentine, Solicitor in their Safety, Health and Environment team. Both are involved in prociding advice and defence services to individuals and companies who have become exposed to major health (including corporate manslaughter) issues and investigations. Chris is also involved in provision of training for directors and health & safety managers on the impact of health & safety prosecutions.

Why you should attend

  • An update on the key sentencing decisions in the 12 months since the introduction of the Sentencing Guideline for Corporate Manslaughter and Health and Safety Offences
  • Prosecution trends in relation to potential criminal liability of indiviiduals and organisations
  • Case studies to highlight the risks to companies of significant fines for health and safety offences
  • Practical advice on how to minimise the risk of a prosecution or limit the potential for a significant fine in the event of a conviction.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session you will have a better understanding of:

  • The Court's approach to sentencing of organisations and individuals
  • The main legal risks arising from a criminal investigation following a workplace incident/injury
  • Practical steps that can be taken to minimise the risks of criminal liability
  • Potential financial consequences for organisations and insurers for breaches of health & safety law and Corportate Manslaughter

To Book your place, please email stevetibdunn@msn.com

  • AMP Technology Centre
  • Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way
  • Rotherham
  • S60 5WG
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CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at www.cii.co.uk/cpd.