Eversheds Sutherland


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

Legal professional privilege: ENRC wins appeal in client privilege case

ENRC successful in appeal against the SFO, meaning a less restrictive approach will now be applied to litigation privilege going forward. Elizabeth Hyde, Principal Associate, Practice Support Lawyer, Eversheds Sutherland, takes up the story. 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

Food safety: Best before now?

  David Young , Partner, Corporate Compliance, Eversheds LLP looks at how food safety prosecutions have evolved over time, and Read More



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Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry

5 rules for effective incident reporting

PPE in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet