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  • Latex case exposes strict duty to control hazardous substances

    1 January 2003
    Law reports

    A Court of Appeal ruling in the case of a nurse who developed a serious allergy to powdered latex gloves establishes that employers have an absolute duty to adequately control employees' exposure to harmful substances. The ruling has implications for other cases involving exposure to hazardous substances.

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