Learn the 5 Core NEBOSH Certificate Case Laws
- Written by John Johnston
- Published: 06 December 2014
This presentation highlights the case law NEBOSH Certificate students should be aware of and gives a general understanding of the core principles of health and safety legislation within the UK.
The cases are central to understanding certain legal principles and by being aware of the facts of these cases, you will be able to apply them in your examinations to give full and informed answers.
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Transcript - NEBOSH Certificate Case Law by John Johnston www.healthandsafetytips.co.uk
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2. Introduction • This presentation highlights the case law that NEBOSH Certificate students should be aware of • It gives a general understanding of the core principles of health and safety legislation within the UK • The slides also have notes added with further information on the cases • Additional information is provided by SafetyPhoto.co.uk
3. Donoghue v. Stevenson (1932) Duty of Care – Neighbour Principle • Negligence • Whether duty owed to person injured • Duty of manufacturer of article to ultimate consumer • Bottle of ginger beer bought from retailer • Bottle containing dead snail • Purchaser poisoned by drinking contents • Liability of manufacturer to consumer