Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Accidents at work: the essentials - online learning course


We are pleased to be able to offer a SPECIAL OFFER of six webinars for the price of five if the whole series is booked together!

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Join APIL past-president, Civil Procedure Rule Committee member, and APIL senior fellow Brett Dixon, for an introduction to this increasingly important and complex area of law.

Accidents at work online learning course

This year the course will be delivered by a series of six webinars to enable a wider cross-section of members to access the content and materials.

You don’t need to watch all six webinars, but there is a discount for purchasing all of them!

Taking part in all six webinars will:

  • Help you understand the principles of negligence that underpin success in these types of cases

  • Identify an employment relationship when it exists so that you can rely on the higher duty of care on employers and the Employers Liability (Defective Equipment) Act 1969

  • Use risk assessment to structure your case and arguments
    • Identifying risks and foreseeable harm
    • Identifying control measures that could have avoided the injury your client suffered

  • Understanding and using health and safety regulations post-Enterprise Act
    • The latest cases establishing the approach the court must take
    • Why regulations still matter
    • A look forward at the potential impact of Brexit

  • Using and applying the Six-Pack of Regulations
    • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
    • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
    • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
    • The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
    • The Workplace Health Safety and Welfare Regulations 1992
    • Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992

  • Vicarious liability
    • The quasi-employment test
    • The twin requirements of the sufficiently close connection test
    • The remaining pitfalls