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01 March 2005
A farmer lent his neighbour some equipment when he was away for the weekend. As the neighbour adjusted the machinery prior to use, a spring fractured and a piece flew into his eye.
Mr Jeffs was an order picker at Coca-Cola, moving cases of drinks from shelves to a pallet.
Ms McKay reached into a cupboard for a pencil sharpener and a fan fell out and injured her
Having had a few drinks, Mr Clough fell from a broad wall between two swimming pools, landing in the shallow children’s pool and suffering injuries resulting in tetraplegia.
The Court of Appeal, never generous on limitation issues, has considered a case where the claimant injured his back in 1998.
The Judgment in this landmark test case was handed down on 15 February 2005.
Construction industry attempts to wriggle out of its duty to protect workers has backfired after the Health and Safety Commission refused to compromise on new Work at Height Regulations.