The local health and safety enforcement authority has investigated the accident and has decided to prosecute both Packagenics and ECL. To come to this decision, they used the principles

The local health and safety enforcement authority has investigated the accident and has decided to prosecute both Packagenics and ECL. To come to this decision, they used the principles in the ‘Enforcement Policy Statement’ produced by the British Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Referring to the principles of proportionality, targeting and consistency of approach within the ‘Enforcement Policy Statement’, what will the enforcement authority have considered when deciding on this enforcement action? (11) Note: You should support your answer, where applicable, using relevant information from the scenario.

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