Swain v Denso Marston Ltd [2000] ICR 1079 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Duty to assess manual handling is almost unqualified

    1 July 2000

    In Swain v Denso Marston Ltd, the Court of Appeal rules that reg. 4 of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 imposes an almost unqualified duty on employers to assess and reduce the risk of, and provide employees with information about, handling operations.