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SMITH v. VANGE SCAFFOLDING & ENGINEERING CO. LTD. AND ANOTHER

Managerial Law

ISSN: 0309-0558

Article publication date: 1 May 1970

Abstract

November 10, 1969 Building — Safety regulations — Applicability — Safe means of access and egress — Building site occupied by main contractor — Unusually encumbered by plant and machinery — Suspended cable left by employee of main contractor — Injury to workman employed by independent scaffolding contractors — Liability of main contractor as occupier — Liability of independent contractor to own workman — Whether bound by safety regulations — Indemnity — Independent contractors to indemnify main contractors for “any liability… arising… in respect of personal injuries by reason of any act, default, or omission on our part…” — Construction (Working Places) Regulations, 1966 (S.I. 1966, No. 94), regs. 2(1), 3(1), 6(1).

Citation

MacKenna, J. (1970), "SMITH v. VANGE SCAFFOLDING & ENGINEERING CO. LTD. AND ANOTHER", Managerial Law, Vol. 8 No. 2, pp. 709-717. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb021819

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