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August/September 2012 (vol. 09/2)

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Negligence and the duty of care

Summary:

Diana Kloss examines the civil law of negligence and explores the duty of care, in particular how it applies to occupational health practice.

IN the civil law there are basically two kinds of legal remedy: those based on an agreement between the parties (law of contract); and those based on damage incurred in the absence of a contract (law of tort). There are many torts, including …

Diana Kloss is a barrister, former part-time employment judge, Acas arbitrator and author.

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Occupational Health at Work August/September 2012 (vol. 09/2) pp32-33

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