||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 205 (May)
|| EWCA Civ 642
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Ward, Longmore and Patten LJJ
||Muhammed Haque (instructed by Hafezis) for the claimant.
||Andrew Peebles (instructed by Plexus Solicitors) for the defendant.
||17 May 2012
Health and safety at work - Employer's duties - Risk assessment - Manual handling - Claimant service engineer working out of van - Claimant sustaining injury to back whilst undertaking stock-take - Employer failing to undertake risk assessment relating to stocktake - Judge concluding employer nevertheless not liable in damages - Whether judge in error - Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992, .
Health and safety at work Employer's duties. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that the defendant employer had failed to discharge its duty to undertake a risk assessment pursuant to the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, , and therefore was liable to the claimant who sustained an injury from manual lifting during a stock take.
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