Health and Safety Law

Health and safety legislation is perceived to be complex and difficult to understand. However, in actual fact, a large proportion is good sense and it is only important to understand the areas that apply to your organisation.


This allows the state to punish a business/person for breaking the law of the land. The venue for the case would be a magistrates’ or crown court, or in Scotland a Sheriff or High Court.


This allows an action from one person against another for negligence. The purpose of this is to claim compensation. The venue for the case would be a County Court or High Court.