384. Delegation of statutory duty.

If a duty is imposed on an employer by statute1 and he delegates its performance to an employee, the employer remains liable, unless the statute otherwise provides, for any breach of duty whether he knows of it or not2. In a claim based on breach of statutory duty, if the employee is himself in breach of statutory duty, whether that duty be one delegated to him by his employer or imposed upon him by an enactment, and the employer's fault consists solely of, and is coextensive with, the employee's wrongful act, the employee will not recover, but if there