Eskom Holdings Ltd v H obo H [2005] 3 All SA 415 (SCA)

Main Issue: Child welfare/ whether or not the company could be liable for negligence

Findings: Child of 11 years climbing pylon supporting high voltage power lines – negligence of Eskom – failure to take reasonable steps to prevent harm to the public – especially children – anti-climbing device inadequate in the circumstances – child attempting to touch glass insulators – shocked –impulsive behaviour indicative of the absence of delictual capacity.