Workplace Report January 2017

Health & safety - HSE Monitor


The Crown Prosecution Service has announced that it is examining files of evidence relating to 23 suspects in order to decide whether to bring criminal charges over the deaths of 96 people at the Hillsborough football stadium in April 1989. 

Fifteen of the files arise from the criminal investigation into the causes of the Hillsborough disaster. Potential offences include gross negligence manslaughter, perverting the course of justice, misconduct in public office, as well as offences under the Safety of Sports Ground Act 1975 and Health and Safety at Work legislation.