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HOBBS v. C.G. ROBERTSON LTD.

Managerial Law

ISSN: 0309-0558

Article publication date: 1 July 1970

Abstract

April 8, 1970 Building — Construction regulations — Applicability — Goggles to be provided where any specified process carried on — “Breaking, cutting,…of stone, concrete, slag or similar materials” — Whether bricks “similar materials” — Plaintiff demolishing brickwork with hammer and chisel — Injury to eye caused by falling dust — Whether engaged on “process” within the regulation — Failure of employer to provide goggles — Whether in breach of regulation — Whether negligent — Regulation requiring employer to provide protection from falling material — Whether applicable — Construction (General Provisions) Regulations, 1961 (S.I. 1961 No. 1580), regs. 46(1), 52, Sch.(2).

Citation

Davies, L.J., Winn, L.J. and Sellers, F. (1970), "HOBBS v. C.G. ROBERTSON LTD.", Managerial Law, Vol. 8 No. 4, pp. 946-953. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb021848

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MCB UP Ltd

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