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i have a disciplinary meeting coming up for 3 sick leave periods in the last 6 months 2 of thesse periods were for injurys at work 1 period i was refused to enter details into accident at work records because employers said it should have done on day of accident.to my knowledge it should be done as soon as is practible.
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i have a disciplinary meeting coming up for 3 sick leave periods in the last 6 months 2 of these periods were for injurys at work 1 of these injurys i was refused to enter into details into accident book because employer said it must be done on day of injury. to my knowledge it should be entered as soon as is practicable
it is certainly possible for workplace in juries to be counted as part of an employee's general sickness absence record. There is nothing in law that says an injury should be discounted just because it was incurred in the workplace, even if it was the employer's fault.
If the employer is considering taking formal action then first and foremost they need to comply with any workplace sickness or absence procedures and policies.
They need to conduct an investigation, which would involve:
The employer then needs to review the alternatives:
You will have an argument that these episodes of absence should not be counted if you can show that the reason you are off amounts to a disability in law.
The Equality Act 2010 (“EA”) defines a disability as a “physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”.
I will break this definition down: