Pro Installer July 2016 - Issue 40 - Page 4

4 JULY 2016 PRO INSTALLER PRO NEWS www.proinstaller.co.uk COMPANIES FEEL THE HEAT ON H&S BREACHES Large UK companies are feeling the heat of bigger fines for serious breaches of health and safety law, says the British Safety Council. The Council has argued that the planned changes to the sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences would result in significantly greater fines. Prosecutions of two major UK companies have demonstrated the significance of the changes in sentencing guidelines that will be applied by