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  • A duty to dismiss for the employee's best interest

    Date:
    12 November 2002
    Type:
    Law reports

    Employers have a duty to protect employees from physical danger, even if the employee wants to continue working. By Linda Farrell, partner Bristows.

  • Substance need not be named to fall under COSHH

    Date:
    1 May 1999
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Karen Bilton v Fastnet Highlands Ltd, the Scottish Court of Session holds that a fish processor who developed occupational asthma can pursue a claim for compensation against her employer under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 (COSHH), even though the substance is not specified by COSHH.

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