Bowe v Mersey Rewinds Engineering Ltd and others

Health and safety at work – Employer's duties. The recorder had erred in finding a breach of duty on the part of the defendant companies, who had employed the claimant at various times. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that, on the available evidence, it had not been open to the recorder to conclude that transitory exposure to vibrating tools, even over a long time, had led to a conclusion that there had been breach of duty by the defendants.

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