December 14, 1966 Negligence — Contractor — Faulty equipment supplied by sub‐contractor — Standards for guard rails ordered from reputable sub‐contractors — Sub‐contractors supplied by well known manufacturers — Defective standards supplied — Use of guard rail by building owners' employees for purpose for which not intended — Collapse of guard rail because of defective standard — Injury causing death to independent contractor — Defect in standards not apparent on visual inspection — Whether duty to inspect — Liability of building owners — Liability of contractors and sub‐contractors — Applicability of Building (Safety, Health & Welfare) Regulations, 1948 (S.I. 1948 No. 1145).
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