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More Corporate Manslaughter Prosecutions


The fourth and fifth companies have been found guilty of charges of Corporate Manslaughter resulting in one judge commenting: “I propose to fine the company every penny that it has. I have no greater power to do anything other than

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Fifth Corporate Manslaughter Prosecution in Progress


The manager of a coalmine in south Wales where four men died after it flooded has been charged with gross negligence manslaughter, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced. This is the fifth prosecution to be brought under the Corporate Manslaughter

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Fourth Prosecution Under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007


A company in Norfolk has become the subject of the fourth prosecution under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 since the implementation of the legislation in April 2008. The organisation – specialising in horticultural supply – has been

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How To Manage a Prolonged Restraint and Reduce The Risk of a Serious Injury or Death


Prolonged restraint and prolonged struggling is a factor during restraint that can increase the risk of death, yet there are still restraints that go on for many hours, yet managers in many public and private sector companies either fail to,

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Serious Case Review Recommends Banning T-Supine Restraint


The recent Serious Case review into Winterbourne View has recommended that the use of the T-Supine Restraint Position should be banned. To watch a short video on the issue click on the picture above or go to: http://www.nfps.info/_blog/NFPS_Blog

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Italian Experts Convicted of Manslaughter in Connection with Earthquake Predictions and False Assurances in the Use of Force Community


Italian Experts Convicted of Manslaughter in Connection with Earthquake Predictions and False Assurances in the Use of Force Community Seven expert members of the Italian National Commission for the Forecast and Prevention of Major Risks have been convicted of manslaughter

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Lord Ramsbottom, G4S and The Church’s Liability for Perverted Priests


Lord Ramsbottom , G4S and The Church’s Liability for Perverted Priests Lord Ramsbotham, a former chief inspector of prisons has condemned the decision not to bring charges against three G4S guards over the death of a detainee as “perverse”, insisting

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Third Company Convicted of Corporate Manslaughter


A third company has been convicted of corporate manslaughter under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007. Lion Steel Limited, of Hyde, Cheshire, admitted the charge in relation to the death of 45-year-old employee Steven Berry, who suffered fatal

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Jimmy Mubenga’s Widow Talks About Life Without Jimmy


Jimmy Mubenga, 46, died while being restrained by private security contractors while being deported to Angola. On the first anniversary of his death, his widow Makenda Kambana candidly talked about life without Jimmy. To see the video >>>click here In

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Police and other authorities can now be prosecuted over deaths in custody in England, Scotland and Wales


Legislation which has now come into effect means police forces, the MoD, UK Border Agency and private firms managing people held in custody can be prosecuted for corporate manslaughter. The main legislation came into force three years ago but ministers

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