Health & Safety

Wainwright & Cummins LLP will work tirelessly to protect you and your business in the event of an investigation, prosecution or Enforcement Notice.

Health and safety law is regulated and enforced through criminal investigations and prosecutions. Increasing numbers of criminal cases are being brought against companies and individuals resulting in large financial fines and prison sentences.

Health and safety issues can affect any employer and occasionally an employee. Immediate decisive advice is essential so we will guide you through every aspect from initial incident or accident, inspection or complaint to resolution.

Initial consultation

We understand that speed is of the essence and that you will want to speak to us quickly to understand how we can help.

We can help with the following:

  • HSE and Local Authority Investigations
  • HSE and Local Authority requests for information
  • Interviews under caution
  • Enforcement Notices
  • Appeals against Enforcement Notices
  • Improvement Notices
  • Prohibition Notices
  • Legal duties, legal liabilities, defences and penalties
  • Regulation breaches

What we do?

We can give you invaluable preventative compliance advice and critically assess your existing health and safety policy and systems.

We can advise you throughout an investigation and onwards including attending interviews under caution, undertaking negotiations and presenting appeals on your behalf against the HSE and Local Authorities with the sole objective of defending and protecting you and your business.

We will be able to advise and represent you and your business in any criminal proceedings before any criminal court.

Our Health and Safety lawyers are here to support and guide you through the whole process. 



For further information or to speak to one of our experts please contact us.