R v Gateway Foodmarkets Ltd [1997] IRLR 189 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Retail chain liable for store managers' safety failures

    Date:
    1 March 1997

    In R v Gateway Foodmarkets Ltd, the Court of Appeal rules that a company is liable for a breach of s.2(1) of the HSW Act, even though at senior management or head office level, it had taken all reasonable precautions to avoid the risk of injury to an employee.