Angela McNulty v Thomas Doran Parkanaur Trust Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceNIIT 115/15
Legal BodyNI Industrial/Employment Tribunal
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Health and Safety, Contracts of Employment
The claimant was a support worker for the respondent and worked with young people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. On one occasion she was attacked in the staffroom by one student who had particularly challenging behaviour and suffered a broken finger. Matters escalated as the student being drawing illustrations of the claimant being shot with guns and some staff members heard him say that he ‘wanted her dead’.
She raised concerns with management about the lack of a review or updated risk assessment; but no action was taken. She suffered another attack months later in the
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