Jasinskas v Sebden Steel Service Centre Limited [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 1118/19
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Gross Misconduct

The claimant worked for the respondent as a productive operative from June 2012 until 4th October 2018 when he was dismissed for gross misconduct.   The issue in question arose on 20th September 2018 when the claimant who was carrying out his duties making wooden pallets with a pneumatic nail gun had a nail enter his left foot.  The claimant missed two days of work as a result of the injury.  The claimant contended that the nail gun had malfunctioned on that occasion and that he had actually complained to the health and safety manager about the nail gun.   There was never any record of a complaint being made and it was denied by the respondent. The claimant had

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This article is correct at 05/10/2020

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