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Ammah v Kuehne+Nagal Logistics Ltd - duty to provide safe system of work: was appropriate specific warning given by employer?

Mr Ammah worked at K+N Logistics in its warehouse. Trying to reach a pamphlet from a high shelf, he stood on a plastic box - which moved under him causing him to fall and break his ankle. Mr Ammah claimed negligence and breach of statutory duty, arguing that K+N should have told him not to use such boxes in that way. K+N admitted that such use of boxes was not safe, but contended that Mr Ammah had failed to follow available and approved methods of accessing upper shelves and that he was the author of his own misfortune.

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