R v. Porter article

Source: ‘How risk can be seen following R v. Porter’  Health & Safety at Work H.S. at W. (2009) Vol.16 No.1 Pages 4-5

Discussion of R v. Porter (James Godfrey) (2008) EWCA Crim 1271. The case itself concerned a headteacher who was charged with breaches of health and safety legislation following the death of one of his three-year old pupils who fell while jumping down some steps in the school playground.

More details of the incident can be seen here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1020519/Headmaster-blamed-death-pupil-playground-fall-wins-appeal-conviction.html  

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