A company is not vicariously liable for the failure of the Captain of ship to comply with the section. The section was not framed so as to appear to give rise to criminal liability of an employer for acts of an employee in such circumstances. The owner did not have personal vicarious liability for everything done in operating the ship.
England and Wales
Health and Safety, Vicarious Liability
Updated: 28 April 2022; Ref: scu.89075