Training & Knowledge: Craig Ferguson

5th Oct 2022Newsletters

The conduct of the injured employee and strict liability are generally irrelevant to sentence: Regina v Nestle UK Ltd [2021] EWCA Crim 1681, [2022] 4 W.L.R. 3

Nestle, a very large organisation with a turnover of £1.6 billion, pleaded guilty to one count of failing to prevent access to dangerous parts of machinery, contrary to regulation 11 of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (‘PUWER’) and was sentenced to a fine of £640,000. Permission to appeal against the size […]