Information for bereaved families in Scotland

This leaflet provides information about what happens when a death occurs at work, or in connection with work activities. It is for members of families who have lost a relative in such an incident in Scotland.

Applies to:
March 2015 (First edition)
Series code:

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HSE may investigate possible breaches of health and safety law. If you are the victim of a workplace injury or case of ill health, you may become involved in our investigation.
This simple leaflet explains:

  • how the investigation will proceed after a workplace incident
  • the legal processes

It also provides further sources of help and information.

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Updated 2024-02-07