A dismissal for health and safety reasons is an automatically unfair dismissal. You do not need two years continuous service to make a claim in the Employment Tribunal. protection from such dismissals is provided by Section 100 and Section 44 of the Employment Rights Act 1996.
This Guide provides useful information and templates on how to fight a dismissal which you believe is for health and safety reasons, even though your employer says that it isn’t.
Provided is essential information on;
Your Employer’s duty of care
Your legal rights
Remedies available to you
Current information on health and safety dismissal
Guidance on what to do