S v Brenntag & Suttons Transport Group

2 September 2016

The claimant was a tanker driver employed by the second defendants delivering concentrated bleach for the first defendants.  Whilst discharging he was sprayed with the product from a fault in the line sustaining chemical burns and PTSD.  Despite multiple breaches of the COSHH the Defendants denied liability seeking to blame each other.  The claim settled shortly before trial.