Oudahar v Esporta Group Ltd

Health and safety dismissals: relevance of employer’s belief
Article Index
The fact that an employer did not believe there was a situation of ‘serious and imminent’ danger did not prevent an employee’s dismissal from being automatically unfair. For a health and safety dismissal to be automatically unfair, an employee must simply hold an honest and reasonable belief that such a danger existed – the fact that the employer may disagree with the employee is irrelevant.
The full version of this article is available to subscribers only. To read the full article you must sign in.
Or Subscribe
Find out more about subscription