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

    View Author August 2018

    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