Eversheds Sutherland


A new Memorandum of Understanding between the Chief Coroner and the HSE

Sarah Valentine, goes through the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between HSE and the Chief Coroner of England and Wales. Read More

Environmental compliance and reform on the horizon

Eversheds Sutherland flags a number of upcoming environmental law changes and compliance deadlines for 2019. A wide range of businesses will be affected by some, if not all, of these changes, meaning planning ahead is essential to ensure compliance. Read More

Heatwave: ‘Employers should evaluate working environment in their thermal comfort risk assessment’

How businesses should 'beat the heat' during heatwaves. During most seasons in the UK, it’s hard to imagine heat stress being a real danger. Read More

Can technology make the workplace safer? 10 ways to introduce risk free tech

The introduction of technology driven solutions into the manufacturing industry has seen a drop in reported cases of workplace injuries and occupational diseases. Read More

International Safety Awards 2019: Winners announced

The British Safety Council and Mates in Mind celebrate exceptional commitment to workplace health, safety and wellbeing at annual awards ceremony. Read More

Environment Agency publishes response to the Compliance Classification Scheme guidance consultation

Earlier this month, the Environment Agency published its response to replies received from permitted site operators, Trade Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations following an external consultation into the operation and application of the Compliance Classification Scheme ('CCS') Guidance. Read More

Maximising your mitigation, part 2

Eversheds Sutherland EHS Partner and Solicitor-Advocate Paul Verrico returns in to consider the ‘steps taken voluntarily to remedy a problem’ and whether a company’s reputation assists it in demonstrating a good health and safety record. Read More

Maximising your mitigation

Eversheds Sutherland EHS Partner and Solicitor-Advocate Paul Verrico considers the actions which a duty-holder can take following a serious incident in which failings have been identified, to influence the size of penalty imposed upon it. Read More

Road safety: Compliance in the spotlight for transport operators

A look at the obligation on road transport operators to notify the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC) of any changes or events which may affect repute Read More

COSHH: Managing hazardous substances and the legal implications

Moyna Merrison, Director of COSHH specialists Alcumus, highlights three of the most common mistakes businesses make. Read More



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Wellbeing: Director’s Briefing

Courage, resilience and breaking the mould – Key trends and insights from the health and safety sector

Stress: A Barbour Guide

Are you in control of your accident and incident management reporting?

Gas Safety (Onshore): Employee Factsheet