Select Committee calls for HSE to explain prosecution drop

Source: on 2009-07-15 17:19:00

The 40% fall in prosecutions over the past four years is a significant drop says the Select Committee follow-up report into workplace health and safety, despite HSE claims to the contrary. Calling upon the executive to explain the drop in prosecutions from 1720 in 2003/04 to 1028 in 2007/08, the report says you cannot underestimate the importance of prosecution as a deterrent and asks the HSE how it will ...

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