Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 11 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Waller, Tuckey and Neuberger LJJ

Representation Frank Burton QC and Peter Cowan (instructed by Thompsons) for the claimant.
  Mark Turner QC and Simon Gorton (instructed by Weightmans) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 1 November 2005


Statutory duty - Breach - Civil liability - Causation - Claimant suffering knee injury at work - Dust found on floor - Whether injury caused by claimant slipping on dust - Whether defendant in breach of statutory duty to take reasonably practicable measures to keep floor free from substances which might cause a person to slip - Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, SI 1992/3004, reg 12(3).

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