The Macritchie Case

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Price, R, 'The Macritchie Case', British Asbestos Newsletter, vol. 80, p.3.

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A case before the European Court of Human Rights has raised the prospect that the British government could be found liable for not giving adequate warnings so as to prevent its employees from inhaling asbestos dust and that this failure infringed their right to life under European law.