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Court of Cassation: the companies are liable for the damage suffered by the employee (Il Sole 24 Ore, June 8, 2012, page 25)

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08 Jun 2012

The Court of Cassation, with judgment No. 9199/2012, stated that the employer should not simply adopt safety measures at work suggested by the fully-developed technology, but has also to supervise that these measures are applied by the employees. If the above-mentioned supervision is not performed, the employer is liable for damage suffered by the employee, even when the latter has consciously violated safety rules.

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