In Finch v Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co  1 All ER 452 HC, the High Court held that an employer's statutory duty to provide its workers with safety goggles for the operation of dangerous machines is a duty to put the goggles in an obvious place. The employer must also ensure that its workers are aware of the hazards posed by the machines.
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