SHP Legal Column


Legal Lens – Health and safety lessons to be learned from Timmins Waste Services’ prosecution

This month, Beth Thompson (Associate) and Kirstie Imber (Associate) consider the successful convictions of Timmins Waste Services and its yard manager, Brian Timmins. Read More

Fieldfisher and SHP: Horizon-scanning for 2024

In this first regular collaboration piece, we asked the Fieldfisher legal team what they expect from the 2024 Health and Safety landscape. Read More

Driving Success

In our regular legal column from Eversheds Sutherland, we hear from Principal Associate, Philip Crosbie, who looks at driver safety and how safety management affects engagement. Read More

All fired up – but where do we go?

In our regular legal column from Eversheds Sutherland, we hear from Catherine Henney and Charlotte Wood who explore the fire safety legal framework and guidance. Read More

Are employers adopting an inclusive approach to health and safety management?

In our regular legal column from Eversheds Sutherland, Charlotte Wood analyses health and safety in the workplace and whether legislation is fit for purpose to manage the welfare of employees. Read More

Construction and occupational health

In our regular legal column from Eversheds Sutherland, we hear from Tim Hill, who discusses the growing considerations of health and wellbeing in construction along with safety. Read More

Sentencing after a health and safety incident; are ‘the very large guys’ the bad guys?

In our regular legal column from Eversheds Sutherland, Amy Sadro delves into the Sentencing Guideline for Health and Safety Offences and questions whether it is consistent for large organisations. Read More

Directors’ duties: A stark reminder of what can happen when things go wrong

In our regular legal column from Eversheds Sutherland, Julia Thomas says employers need to be proactive to prevent bad practices from occurring in their organisations. Read More

The ‘Zoom’bie Effect

In this month's legal column from Eversheds Sutherland, Catherine Henney, speaks to Mental Health and Strategist and Consultant, Amy Mckeown, about the impact of the pandemic on workers’ mental health and ISO45003, the first international standard on managing psychological health and safety at work. Read More

Employee wellbeing: Don’t rely on the safety net

In this month's legal column from Eversheds Sutherland, Phil Crosbie says an employers' approach to mental health must be different to how they view safety. Read More



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