Stewart (now White) v Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Negligence – Duty to take care. The defendant NHS Trust had not been in breach of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 by not carrying out a risk assessment about the lifting of a piece of work equipment by the claimant in the course of her employment. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division accordingly dismissed the claimant's appeal for damages for personal injury which resulted from lifting the equipment.

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