The duty of care of the occupational physician in assessing job applicants.

Abstract

Where an occupational physician carries out a medical assessment of a job applicant, he or she owes a duty to the employer but not to the applicant, unless actual physical harm is caused. If the applicant is unsuccessful as a result of an assessment which is alleged to be negligent, he or she cannot sue the physician. This is essentially because (i) the… (More)

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@article{Seabrook1999TheDO, title={The duty of care of the occupational physician in assessing job applicants.}, author={Richard H. C. Seabrook and Billy Collins}, journal={Occupational medicine}, year={1999}, volume={49 3}, pages={189-92} }