Quentin acts in successful prosecution resulting in £1M fine

Quentin acts in successful prosecution resulting in £1M fine

Quentin Hunt was instructed by the Health and Safety Executive in a high profile case at Canterbury Crown Court regarding the failure of a tyre fitting company to protect its employees form risks to their Health and Safety. The company’s failings led to the death of a young tyre fitter when a large tyre exploded while he was working on it leading to fatal injuries.

Following successful prosecution, the company was fined £1,000,000.00 and ordered to pay the costs of the Health and Safety Executive.

The matter was covered extensively in local and national press and details can be seen on the following websites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-36425894

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3620478/Company-fined-1-million-young-apprentice-died-huge-tyre-changing-exploded-face.html

http://www.itv.com/news/london/2016-06-01/firm-fined-1m-after-young-apprentice-is-killed-by-exploding-tyre/

Quentin Hunt is an expert Health and Safety Lawyer who is a member of the ‘A’ list of Attorney General’s advocates and is recommended in both the Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 independent legal guides as an expert in the field. If you need assistance in respect of any aspect of health and safety law please contact Quentin for a free, no obligation conversation.

POSTED: Friday, July 15, 2016

Categories:  HEALTH / SAFETY,   PRESS