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Court name
Supreme Court
Case number
CA 38 of 2018
Counsel for plantiff
Joel Camille

Payet v Cedras (CA 38 of 2018) [2019] SCSC 603 (17 July 2019);

Media neutral citation
[2019] SCSC 603
Counsel for defendant
Karen Dick
Headnote and holding:

Occupational health and safety: Claim  for damages  for injury occurring  at work  place.  Appellant  has failed to establish   negligence   on part  of respondent. Section  8(a) of Occupational   Safety  and Health  Decree  also castes  a duty  on the  employee  to take  reasonable   care for the health, safety  and  well-being   of himself  and  others  whilst  he  is performing   his  duties.  Appeal dismissed  with costs.

Burhan, J