legislation and guidance


How to achieve global ISO 45001 certification

In 2019, Fujitsu was awarded ISO 45001 from Bureau Veritas. In this case study article, Fujitsu and Make Business tell the story of the achievement. 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

Larger firms face biggest fine increases: Sentencing Council impact assessment shows

The average fine handed to organisations found guilty of safety offences has risen since the new sentencing guidelines were introduced, according to figures published by the Sentencing Council. Read More

Squibb Group case: Court of Appeal reduces level of fine on obtaining ‘likelihood of harm’ evidence

Latest Court of Appeal decision underlines the importance of obtaining expert evidence on the ‘likelihood of harm’ when responding to a health and safety prosecution. 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

Brexit and UK fire exports: Hazards on the roadmap ahead

Hunter Seymour, security market analyst with expertise in both the fire and security markets, looks into how Brexit could affect the UK fire industry. Read More

Arco welcomes opportunity to continue to influence European standards post Brexit

Divisional Director of Quality and Technical Standards at Arco, Neil Hewitt, responds to the announcement that the British Standards Institution (BSI) will remain a member of the European Standards. Read More

BSI highlights importance of remaining in the European Standards System

BSI has encouraged ministers to support the UK’s continued membership of European standards organisations CEN and CENELEC. 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



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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