Employment law cases

Karen Bilton v Fastnet Highlands Ltd 22 July 1997 CS

Reports relating to this case:

  • Substance need not be named to fall under COSHH

    1 May 1999

    In Karen Bilton v Fastnet Highlands Ltd, the Scottish Court of Session holds that a fish processor who developed occupational asthma can pursue a claim for compensation against her employer under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 (COSHH), even though the substance is not specified by COSHH.