legislation and guidance


Legal update: Corporate manslaughter and gross negligence manslaughter

Kizzy Augustin, Partner at Russell-Cooke Solicitors, discusses the legislation surrounding Corporate manslaughter and gross negligence manslaughter, why we are seeing penalties increasing and she talks through some recent example cases. Read More

London Health & Safety Group to host ‘mock trial’ event next week

Enhance your understanding of health & safety and fire safety incidents and what can go wrong for duty holders in the event of a fire. Read More

Health and safety incident management and sentencing guidelines, networking event

Learn how best to respond in the aftermath of a serious health and safety incident, with consideration being given to topics including: how best to manage the HSE and/or police when they visit site, the immediate response from a company, HSE and police powers, internal investigations by companies and best practice generally when it comes to reacting in times of crisis. Read More

How do you manage fatigue in the workplace?

Whether it is caused by a medical condition, working hours, shift patterns or personal circumstances, fatigue is a health and safety risk that can often be overlooked, but must be controlled by employers. Read More

April 2019 legislation update Q&A

Sentencing Council evaluation of impact of sentencing guidelines. Is there a duty to warn in health & safety criminal law? Can you delegate health & safety criminal law duties to contractors? This will all feature in our next legislation webinar on Monday 29 April. 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

Do companies have a duty to warn others in health and safety criminal law?

Lawyer Dr. Simon Joyston-Bechal from Turnstone Law asks whether a company has a duty to warn others if it was aware of an issue, even if it was more than six years ago. Read More

Health and safety criminal law duties can in some cases be delegated to contractors, according to a leading lawyer

Dr. Simon Joyston-Bechal from Turnstone Law, says while delegation is hard, it does not mean 'you should be automatically liable if your contractor fails'. Read More

Change afoot for work at height?

Laura White, Associate at Pinsent Masons LLP, says stakeholders should act now, rather than wait for the likely reform in working at height regulations. Read More

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



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