Taylor v Chief Constable of Hampshire Police  EWCA Civ 496;  WLR (D) 171
“The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 were engaged with respect to risks from sharp edges in a claim for damages for personal injury once such a risk was shown to be more than de minimis, and the employer had to provide suitable equipment to protect against that risk unless working methods could provide equal or more effective protection.”
WLR Daily, 9th May 2013
Threlfall v Hull City Council  EWCA Civ 1147;  WLR (D) 262
“In cases where an employee had been provided with equipment to use in his employment, but injury had occurred and the question arose whether such ‘personal protective equipment’ had been ‘suitable’ for regulatory purposes and issues of negligence, regard was to be given to both regs 4 and 6 of the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992; and the concept of ‘effectiveness’ was at the heart of the issue of suitability.”
WLR Daily, 21st Octbober 2010
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