Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations


Work Related Road Risk in 2020: Not the time for cutting corners

All employers are very much presented with an opportune moment now to shine the spotlight back on Work Related Road Risk ("WRRR"), given that the legal framework which underpins this area otherwise remains unchanged and more than ever, businesses should look to comply. Read More

Mental health in the workplace

Mental health, the roles of an employer when it comes to looking after the mental health of employees and how to manage mental health in the workplace. Read More

Returning to work once COVID-19 lockdown relaxes – What’s expected in health and safety criminal law and how can you avoid prosecution?

Your organisation is looking ahead to stepwise resumption of operations once the COVID-19 lockdown starts to be eased. But what are your health and safety criminal law obligations for the return to work and what do you need to do to stay on the right side of the criminal law? Read More

COVID-19: Can employers be prosecuted if employees are exposed?

Amidst all the coronavirus headlines, some commentators have speculated that employers may be about to face prosecution if they don’t take all precautions possible to protect staff and third parties from infection. Paul Verrico, Partner at Eversheds Sutherland, investigates whether that is the case. Read More

Sir Robert McAlpine fined £260k after fall from height

Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker fell 4.8 metres through an unprotected opening. Read More

£50k fine for manufacturer after employee has fingers amputated

A manufacturer of prepared bird feed has been prosecuted after an employee suffered life changing injuries when his hand was trapped in an unguarded rotary valve. Read More

Monitoring and measuring radon exposure in the workplace

David Gilmour, Business Manager for the Environment and Safety team at SOCOTEC, explains the importance of radon exposure in the workplace, and takes us through the process of monitoring and assessing levels and their impact on staff and visitors. 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

Give PEACE a Chance! Beyond the obvious in incident investigation

Matthew Powell-Howard, NEBOSH Head of Strategy, considers how organisations can get the most out of their investigations – and where they sometimes go off-script. Read More

Control of contractors made simple

Gary Duce, Managing Director of Reset, looks at how organisations can better manage contractors working on their premises and ensure compliance. Read More



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