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

Accidents at work 2021

Accidents at work 2021
All levels - 6 hours

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

"As always these updates are very informative"
***LAUNCH DATE - 15 JANUARY 2021***

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

The packed one-day programme will include:

Vicarious liability

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

Running personal protective equipment cases

  • Understanding PPE and the hierarchy of measures
  • The basics of the duties in relation to personal protective equipment and the regulations that apply
  • Interaction with risk assessment
  • The cases that you need to know
  • How relevant are the regulations when it comes Covid-19?

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
  • The relevance of post-accident risk assessments
  • Contributory negligence in EL cases
  • Using inferences and when they are available - the latest from the court of appeal
  • Volunteers and duties in the workplace
  • Application of duties overseas
  • Noise induced hearing loss - limitation and restoration of companies to the register
  • Defendants use of employee duties as a defence and what to do
  • Employers responsibility for dangers encountered when entering or leaving a workplace

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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