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

    View Authors February 2019

    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:

    • Contractor fined £600,000 in Scotland for serious breach of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
    • Electrician successful in asbestos compensation claim against previous employer
    • Food company fined £274,000 for thumb and finger injuries after two incidents of workers being trapped in machinery
    • Government launches four consultations on waste and resources
    • ECHA has published guidance on EU REACH regulation if there is no-deal Brexit
    • WEEE compliance scheme fraudster required to repay £1,373,060 proceeds of crime
    • 35 MPs call for a complete ban on the export of the UK’s plastic waste to developing countries.