Breslin v Britoil plc: 1992

The regulation makes no distinction between the fabric of the installation and the equipment. The duty applied equally to both, and the liability which it creates is strict:


1992 SLT 414.


Offshore Installations (Operational Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations 1976 (SI 1976/1019) 5(1)

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CitedSpencer-Franks v Kellogg Brown and Root Ltd and others HL 2-Jul-2008
The deceased worked for the defendants on an oil rig. He was injured by a door closer he was attempting to repair. The defendants denied that the mechanism was equipment within the Regulations.
Held: The appeal was allowed. The door closer was . .
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Scotland, Personal Injury

Updated: 01 May 2022; Ref: scu.270709