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Robb v Salamis (M & I) Ltd

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    Robb v Salamis (M & I) Ltd [2006] UKHL 56 (0 other reports)

workplace equipment | duty to anticipate accidents

In Robb v Salamis (M & I) Ltd [2006] UKHL 56, the House of Lords has held that, when considering the suitability of workplace equipment, an employer has a duty to anticipate situations that might give rise to accidents.

Mr Robb worked on an oil and gas production platform and was provided with accommodation equipped with two-tier bunks. There were suspended ladders providing access to the top bunks.