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Hello, I’m Ben, a UK lawyer and will be dealing with your case today. I may also need to ask some questions to determine the legal position.
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Thank you. It is actually possible to rely on a specific law in relation to health and safety to argue that it is not safe for you to go into the workplace.
This is under Section 44 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 which could potentially allow you to refuse to return to work if it is not safe to do so, whilst being protected against detrimental treatment by the employer for doing so.
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