PRP Architects v Reid: CA 28 Jul 2006

A lift was held to be work equipment within the Regulations.


[2006] EWCA Civ 1119, [2007] ICR 78




Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 5


England and Wales

Cited by:

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 . .
CitedSmith v Northamptonshire County Council HL 20-May-2009
The claimant, a health care worker was visiting the home of a client when she fell from a defective wheelchair ramp and suffered injury. She sought damages from her employer.
Held: Her appeal failed (Lord Hope and Lady Hale dissenting). The . .
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Health and Safety, Personal Injury

Updated: 07 July 2022; Ref: scu.244102