Waites v Bilfinger Salamis UK Ltd [2024]

  • Decision Number
    EAT 74
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal

Summary Description: 

Unfair dismissal claim rejected even though the claimant did not have up-to-date policiesThe relevant provisions were the same so the respondent’s failing had no consequences in this respect.  


The claimant began work for the respondent in 2005 as a rope access technician working on a platform in the North Sea.   The claimant was dismissed in September 2019.   

The dismissal arose out of a ‘Golden Rule Violation’ where a Level 1 technician under the claimant’s supervision was seen climbing with no anchor pointsAs there was no attachment when working at height the report was prepared and

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This article is correct at 23/05/2024

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