Chalk v Devizes Reclamation Co Ltd 24 February 1999 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Worker who slewed lead loses handling claim

    Date:
    1 October 1999

    In Chalk v Devizes Reclamation Co Ltd, the Court of Appeal reverses a crown court decision and holds that an employee is not entitled to damages for a back injury because the manner in which the injury was sustained indicated that the provision of training, advice or instruction would not have averted the accident.