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How to fight a Health and Safety dismissal

Guidance on how to fight a dismissal for health and safety reasons with useful information and templates for your grievance or tribunal claim. It contains critical information on automatically unfair dismissals, your rights under the Employment Rights Act 1996 including health and safety law as well as your application for ACAS Early Conciliation and an Employment Tribunal claim.


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 

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