McWilliams v Sir William Arrol [1962]

Facts

  • The claimant’s employer failed to provide a safety harness to the claimant
  • The claimant was subsequently injured at work due to not wearing a harness

Issue

  • Was the¬†employer liable?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • Even if the harness had been provided, it would not have been worn, therefore no liability, but for test failed
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