Employers' liability

Employers’ Liability – changes to health and safety regulation

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013

Section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 implements changes which ensure that future civil claims for breach of health and safety provisions can only be brought where it can be proved that the employer is negligent.

You can read the Act here:

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: a guide, 10 June 2013

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The Heath and Safety Executive (HSE)

The HSE's job is to protect people against risks to health or safety arising out of work activities.

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