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Incident management and investigation fundamentals

Who should attend

Those that work in Health & Safety


Eversheds Sutherland and the Women in Health and Safety network is holding a joint event on incident management and investigation fundamentals. As well as being an opportunity to share our learnings on this issue, the event also forms a get together for the network in advance of the Christmas break and an opportunity to network with others in the health and safety profession. If you are not a member of this free network, which has over 3000 members, you can sign up as part of registering for this event.

We know that a common feature before a serious accident is often a number of less serious incidents or near misses and that properly understanding the causes and learnings of these ‘weak signals’ is fundamental to preventing re-occurrence.

Join Julia Thomas (former HSE prosecutor) and Amy Sadro (defence specialist) for an insight into how the HSE expects the investigation process to look and a discussion on effective investigation techniques.

16:30 - Registration

17:00 - 18:00 - Seminar and discussion

18:00 - 19:30 - Drinks and canapes


Amy Sadro
Principal Associate at Eversheds Sutherland
Email | +44 020 7919 0721

Amy Sadro started her career at the HSE and since moving into private practice has built significant experience supporting organisations following serious, often fatal incidents, through the course of internal investigations, regulatory investigations and prosecution. She has been instructed on some of the most high profile health and safety cases to date including the Gleision mining disaster. She frequently advises Boards on responding to incidents including media handling.

Julia Thomas
Senior Associate at Eversheds Sutherland
Email | +44 113 200 4014

Julia Thomas is an experienced health and safety lawyer who started her career in the HSE’s Legal Advisers Office.  She later worked for two national firms prosecuting and defending health and safety cases and more recently was Joint Head of Legal at a safety consultancy. She joined the EHS team at Eversheds Sutherland this October and will be assisting clients to manage regulatory risk and defending prosecutions related to health and safety and environmental breaches.

Cost: Free

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