Health and safety enforcement

Responses to RAIB reports 2018

17 October 2023
Our responses to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) in relation to their recommendations published in 2018.

Health and safety enforcement powers and policy

18 September 2023
Our inspectors have a number of powers given to them by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, which range from giving advice and information through to prosecution in the courts.

TfL fined £10m and TOL fined £4m for Croydon tram crash failings

27 July 2023
At the Central Criminal Court (the Old Bailey) in London, Transport for London (TfL) and Tram Operations Limited (TOL) have today been fined a total of £14m after pleading guilty to offences under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, which followed an investigation and prosecution by industry regulator the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).

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.