Contrary to orders, a boy employed on a machine sat on the guard of the machine, and in consequence caught his foot in the machinery. Had he been standing the accident could not have happened.
Held that he was entitled to compensation.
Earl Loreburn, Lords Parker, Sumner, and Parmoor
 UKHL 503, 53 SLR 503
England and Wales
Personal Injury, Health and Safety
Updated: 26 April 2022; Ref: scu.620683