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Clerk wins damages for Met's manual handling failures

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    Stone v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis 16 September 1999 County Court (0 other reports)

In Stone v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, a county court awards a police clerk £384,000 for back injuries suffered as a result of her employer's failure to carry out a manual-handling risk assessment or train her in safe lifting. The court emphasises that a load need not be noticeably heavy to present a significant risk.