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Part of:
Criminal Law Bundle 2011 CPD Training Bundle
Categories:
Criminal Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at practitioners interested in international trends in Health & Safety and Corporate Manslaughter prosecutions. It will consider the position within the United Kingdom, significant statutory changes, the relevance of some recent cases and international developments.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the international trends and developments in health and safety and corporate manslaughter prosecutions;
  • Appreciate the significance of the prosecution of Geotechncial Holdings Ltd under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007;
  • Be familiar with the shift in prosecutorial approach to Health & Safety cases within the United Kingdom and Internationally;
  • Understand the increase in r.43 reporting by Coroners after inquests;
  • Recognise the increased use by Prosecutors of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005;
  • Appreciate the trends in workplace deaths within the UK;
  • Be aware of developments globally in this area and examples of the approaches taken in different countries.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this podcast, Gerard Forlin QC from 2-3 Gray’s Inn Square discusses international trends in Health & Safety and Corporate Manslaughter following the prosecution and fine of Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings Ltd. under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.

Podcast added: 20/10/11

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