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Corporate manslaughter appeal refused

Safety and Health Practitioner (SHP) reports that the Court of Appeal has refused an application to appeal from Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings which was convicted under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, following the death of Alex Wright.

Previous related news: Cotswold G…

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Worker killed in trench collapse

A man has been arrested on suspicion of corporate manslaughter after a worker was killed when a trench fell on him. A 24-year-old man died yesterday following an incident involving a 6ft deep trench which is believed to have been created for sewage pipes for the homes that are being built on the lan…

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Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings seeks Corporate Manslaughter appeal

Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings has applied for permission to appeal against its conviction under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act and the £385,000 fine imposed.

The application to appeal was made on 14 March and a decision on whether it is granted permission is expected within…

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