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Health authority failed to protect radiographer from X-ray fumes

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    Ogden v Airedale Health Authority [1996] 7 Med LR 153 HC (0 other reports)

In Ogden v Airedale Health Authority, the High Court finds a health authority negligent after it failed to protect a radiographer from harmful fumes emitted by X-ray chemicals. The authority is liable to compensate the radiographer, who had to abandon his career as a result of sensitisation to the chemicals.