Driver sentenced to eight months imprisonment for causing crash

10 January 2023
Mr Mark Andrew Hubble has been found guilty of breaching Section 7a of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and sentenced to eight months imprisonment, suspended for 18 months, following a prosecution brought by the Office of Rail and Road.

Prohibition notices

21 February 2022
Our inspectors normally enforce health and safety standards by giving advice on how to comply with the law. Sometimes they must order people to make improvements by issuing them with a notice, for example a prohibition notice, which prohibits an activity until remedial action has been taken.

Why ORR Prosecuted WH Malcolm

1 September 2021
The recent fine handed down to Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT) operator, WH Malcolm Limited, was one of the largest ever for a health and safety offence on the railway. Why did we prosecute them?