45. Nature of duty.

(4)     Duty in Relation to Dangerous Operations and the Use of Dangerous Articles

45.     Nature of duty.

The performance of dangerous work and the possession, use or supply1 of dangerous things2 impose a duty to take special precautions3. There is no legal classification of work or things as dangerous or not dangerous4. Danger is a matter of degree and every activity is fraught with some possible element of danger to others5. The law in all cases exacts a degree of care commensurate with the risk created, and the more dangerous