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Article
Publication date: 1 June 1970

Fenton Atkinson, L.J. Karminski and Gordon Willmer

October 24, 1969 Factory — Statutory duty — Dangerous machinery — Dangerous combination of machinery and material — Danger arising from “nip” between moving work‐piece and…

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October 24, 1969 Factory — Statutory duty — Dangerous machinery — Dangerous combination of machinery and material — Danger arising from “nip” between moving work‐piece and stationary bar — Automatic cooling device — Danger arising from coolant applied by hand — Practice known to employers — Whether foreseeable — Whether duty to fence — Factories Act, 1961 (9 & 10 Eliz. II, c. 34), s. 14(1).

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Managerial Law, vol. 8 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 January 1966

L.J. Willmer, L.J. Winn and J. Scarman

June 27, 1966 Damages — Personal injuries — Future uncertainty — Brain damage — Minor epilepsy controlled by drugs — 50/ 50 chance of major epilepsy developing — Whether…

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June 27, 1966 Damages — Personal injuries — Future uncertainty — Brain damage — Minor epilepsy controlled by drugs — 50/ 50 chance of major epilepsy developing — Whether £8,000 proper sum — No prognosis until five years after accident — Suitable case for postponement of hearing — R.S.C., Ord.36, r.34; Ord.35b, r.2.

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Managerial Law, vol. 1 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 January 1966

L.J. Willmer, L.J. Danckwerts and L.J. Salmon

March 1, 1966 Factory — Dangerous machinery (fencing) — “Machinery” — Mobile crane — Whether “machinery” — Factories Act, 1961 (9& 10 Eliz. II, c. 34), s. 14(1).

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March 1, 1966 Factory — Dangerous machinery (fencing) — “Machinery” — Mobile crane — Whether “machinery” — Factories Act, 1961 (9& 10 Eliz. II, c. 34), s. 14(1).

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Managerial Law, vol. 1 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 August 1968

L.J. Willmer, L.J. Diplock and Edmund Davies

April 3, 1968 Occupier's Liability — Common duty of care — High tension cable — Agricultural show — Uninsulated high tension wire crossing show site — Flagpole being…

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April 3, 1968 Occupier's Liability — Common duty of care — High tension cable — Agricultural show — Uninsulated high tension wire crossing show site — Flagpole being erected by exhibitors' employee — Employee electrocuted by pole coming into contact with high tension wire — Whether unusual danger — Whether duty to warn — Necessity for notices on site — Contributory negligence — Experienced employee — Whether insufficient care taken for own safety — Occupiers' Liability Act, 1957 (5 & 6 Eliz.II, c.31), s.2.

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Managerial Law, vol. 4 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 September 1967

Viscount Dilhorne, Reid, Hodson, Guest and Pearson

January 20, 1967 Building — Safety regulations — “Edge of the roof” — Asbestos roof — Construction — Adjustment of badly laid sheet —Fall of workman through opening in

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January 20, 1967 Building — Safety regulations — “Edge of the roof” — Asbestos roof — Construction — Adjustment of badly laid sheet —Fall of workman through opening in roof — Whether fall from edge — Applicability of regulation — Subcontractors' failure to comply with statutory requirements — Injury to subcontractors' employee — Liability of contractor — Whether contractor “undertaking” operations — Whether work “performed” by contractor — Building (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations, 1948 (S. I. 1948 No. 1145), regs. 4, 31(1), (3).

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Managerial Law, vol. 2 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 January 1966

L.J. Willmer, L.J. Russell and J. Scarman

March 4, 1966 Damages — Remoteness — Breach of warranty by sub‐contractors to contractors to provide suitable scaffolding — Concurrent breach of statutory duty by…

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March 4, 1966 Damages — Remoteness — Breach of warranty by sub‐contractors to contractors to provide suitable scaffolding — Concurrent breach of statutory duty by contractors to plaintiff's husband to see that suitable scaffolding provided — Fatal injury to plaintiff's husband — Contractors liable in tort to plaintiff — Whether damages “flowing from breach” — Whether rights under warranty affected.

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Managerial Law, vol. 1 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 August 1968

L.J. Willmer, L.J. Winn and Edmund Davies

May 28, 1968 Factory — Floor — Maintenance — Slippery substance — Obligation to keep floor free from “so far as is reasonably practicable” — Extent of statutory duty …

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May 28, 1968 Factory — Floor — Maintenance — Slippery substance — Obligation to keep floor free from “so far as is reasonably practicable” — Extent of statutory duty — Whether necessary for plaintiff to show that reasonable occupier would have foreseen presence of substance on floor — Whether occupier's duty discharged by provision of proper system of cleaning of floor — Whether discharged by entrusting work resulting in substance on floor to responsible workman — Onus of proof — Factories Act, 1961 (9 & 10 Eliz.II, c.34), s.28(1).

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Managerial Law, vol. 4 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 January 1966

L. J. Willmer, L. J. Davies and L. J. Salmon

May 10, 1966 Building — Safety regulations — Guard‐rails — Outside staircase — Guard‐rail three feet above stairs — Plaintiff's fall over side under rail — Purpose of…

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May 10, 1966 Building — Safety regulations — Guard‐rails — Outside staircase — Guard‐rail three feet above stairs — Plaintiff's fall over side under rail — Purpose of guard‐rails to provide effective physical barrier — Whether one guard‐rail “suitable” — Building (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations, 1948 (S. I. 1948 No. 1145), reg. 27(2)(a).

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Managerial Law, vol. 1 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 January 1967

L.J. Willmer, L.J. Harman and L.J. Salmon

November 10, 1966 Building — Safety regulations — “Working place” — Flat roof — Workman constructing flat concrete roof — No guard‐rails — Man's fall from roof — Whether…

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November 10, 1966 Building — Safety regulations — “Working place” — Flat roof — Workman constructing flat concrete roof — No guard‐rails — Man's fall from roof — Whether roof “working place” — Building (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations, 1948 (S.I. 1948, No. 1145), reg.24(1).

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Managerial Law, vol. 1 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 January 1969

Willmer L.J., Diplock L.J. and Widgery L.J.

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Knights Industrial and Commercial Reports, vol. 5 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

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