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(p. 377) 13. Employers’ liability 

(p. 377) 13. Employers’ liability
(p. 377) 13. Employers’ liability

Kirsty Horsey

and Erika Rackley

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date: 21 February 2020

This chapter discusses employers’ liability and, in particular, the non-delegable duty of care, which employers owe to their employees. It is typically said to have four components (building on Lord Wright’s statement in Wilsons & Clyde Coal Co Ltd) comprising the provision of: a competent workforce; adequate material and equipment; a safe system of working (including effective supervision); and a safe workplace.

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