Safety Theory: Habituation, remote misses and safety messaging
July 5, 2021
Have you ever wondered why workers seem not to learn from near misses that happen to them or colleagues? Why do employees repeatedly do things that are obviously unsafe? Read More
Supporting employees suffering from grief
July 15, 2020
With mental health being traditionally looked at in the workplace setting, what about the return to work of those grieving, who have suffered loss? In this article, two people who understand the grieving process, share some insights and useful resources for employers.
COVID-19: Can employers be prosecuted if employees are exposed?
April 17, 2020
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
PM awards ‘outstanding’ cancer fundraiser on World Cancer Day
February 4, 2019
SHP contributor Paul Verrico, Partner at Eversheds Sutherland was honoured by the Prime Minister today, World Cancer Day, in recognition of his volunteer work as founder of the charity Team Verrico. Read More
Maximising your mitigation, part 2
December 17, 2018
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
November 28, 2018
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
Sentencing guidelines: the legal view
February 8, 2016
With the new Sentencing Guidelines now in force, Eversheds’ Principal Associate Paul Verrico sought the opinion of the leading practitioners in the field to ascertain what differences, if any, they thought the changes would drive.