legislation


Health & Safety legislation update eBook

SHP's latest legislation eBook, published in May 2019, covers recognition of mental health issues in the workplace, the reclassification of mild welding fume as a human carcinogen, new manslaughter definitive guidelines, PPE, Brexit, drone safety regulations and much more… 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

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

‘Injured workers should retain fair access to legal representation’, says BSC

The British Safety Council has expressed its support for the Usdaw campaign for fair access to legal representation for injured workers. Read More

Legal privilege – why does it matter?

Legal professional privilege. Not a phrase that immediately fires up the imagination, and probably one that few non-lawyers come across Read More

Creating a positive safety culture

How can organisations measure health and safety culture? Read More

How Thames Water’s Health and Safety Legal Update newsletter simplifies legislation for employees

Gary Crisp, Health and Safety Risk and Policy Manager at Thames Water, explains how the company produces regular legal briefings, turning legislation into normal language people can understand. Read More

Legal professional privilege: ‘The judgment has restored the conventional position as to when and in what circumstances a person can assert legal professional privilege’

Last week, SHP reported on a recent case. Here Gary Lewis, Director at law firm Squire Patton Boggs, provides his views on what the ruling means for companies. 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