frESH Law Horizons – Key Developments in UK and EU Environment, Safety and Health Law, Procedure and Policy

Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law, procedure and policy.

This month’s edition includes the following:

  • Home Office Launches Independent Review of Modern Slavery Act 2015
  • No Segregation of Vehicles and Pedestrians, Inadequate Lighting and Unsafe System of Work Leads to large fine
  • National Product Safety Strategy Published
  • Definitive Guideline for Manslaughter Sentencing In Force From 1 November 2018
  • New Codes of Practice on Investigatory Powers In Force From 19 August 2018
  • HSE Report on Workplace Fatal Injuries 2018 Released
  • Court Considers Approach to Sentencing in Fire Safety Cases
  • High Court Finds Seller’s Environmental Consultant Owed No Duty of Care to Purchaser of Site
  • Permission for Judicial Review Refused in Climate Action Case
  • BAT Conclusion Document for Waste Treatment Published
  • ECHA Has Begun to Publish More Details About Authorisations and the Companies That Hold Them
  • UK Treasury Receives Record-breaking Public Support for Reducing Single-Use Plastic and Boosting Recycling Through the Tax System
  • European Parliament Starts Work on Revision of Tyre Labelling Regulation
  • Netherlands Proposes REACH Restriction for PAHs in Rubber Used In Artificial Sport Fields