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

Accidents at work 2020

Accidents at work 2020
All levels - 6 hours

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

Presented by Brett Dixon and Cenric-Clement Evans, this fully updated one-day course returns, focusing on the topical areas you need to know to understand to win cases as well as in-depth case law updates.

Vicarious liability

  • The latest from the Supreme Court on:
    • The sufficiently close connection test
    • The relationship between the wrongdoer and the party said to be vicariously liable
  • Sexual assault in a workplace environment

Work at Height Regulations 2005

  • The basics of the duties in work at height cases
  • Overlap with other regulations
  • What duties are there?
  • How should they be used to win your cases?

Regulations and case law update

  • Do regulations apply to decisions taken by UK employers when the employees are abroad?
  • More on risk assessment and its central role in safeguarding employees from foreseeable risk
  • Reasonable practicability
  • Contributory negligence in EL cases
  • Carbon monoxide exposure in the workplace
  • Using inferences and when they are available – the latest from the court of appeal
  • Causation in psychiatric injury claims
  • Accidents in work car parks
  • Assaults in care facilities
  • Developments in parent company liability
  • Employers responsibility for slips on snow and ice outside the workplace
  • Accidents in the workplace involving horses

 Post Enterprise Act case watch

  • The latest cases
  • What are the courts doing?
  • Are they accepting the argument that the regulations matter  


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