S Management ( CIVIL LAW EMPLOYERS DUTY )

CIVIL LAW ASSIGNMENT Please avoid references to criminal law

MAX word count 3000.

The duty rests on the employer and which is personal to the employer, to take reasonable care for the safety of his workmen, whether the employer be an individual, a firm, or a company, and whether or not the employer takes any share in the conduct of the operations.

Per Lord Wright in-

Wilsons and Clyde Coal Company v. English (1938)

With reference to relevant civil case law discuss the above statement and examine the scope of the duty of care owed to the employee and the limitations on the duty of care introduced as a matter of policy.