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Suspension of epileptic not unlawful

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    Smith v Carpets International UK plc [1997] IT/1800507/97 (0 other reports)

In Smith v Carpets International UK plc an employment tribunal held that an employer was justified in asking an epileptic who had dizzy spells to do alternative work in a warehouse, due to health and safety concerns.

Mr Smith, an epileptic, was employed as a warehouse operative in February 1994 by Carpets International UK plc.