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Search results: 4 article(s) found in topic: Personal protective equipment (PPE) - keyword: Case law

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Worker had worn ineffective face mask

Two companies have been sentenced following the death of a floor layer after he was exposed to a toxic substance. What precautions should have been taken to protect the worker? More...


Sued because a plumber got wet

In a recent landmark ruling an appeal judge upheld a compensation award to a plumber. He had slipped on wet bin bags which he put on the floor himself. What, if anything, can be learned from the case? More...


Sometimes, there are good reasons for PPE

An employee has been left permanently scarred when molten plastic sprayed onto his arms and face. How did the accident happen and what could have prevented it? More...


Sore feet

A refuse collector has just been awarded a payout after he was supplied with ill-fitting safety boots that caused him medical problems. On what grounds was his employer found liable and how should you avoid similar problems? More...
Last updated: 01.04.2020

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