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Anorak | Atos abandon disabled man on 2nd floor as fire alarm evacuates building

Atos abandon disabled man on 2nd floor as fire alarm evacuates building

by | 3rd, December 2012

IN news to test the paralympic legacy, Geoff Meegha has been abandoned in an office with the fire bell raging.

Mr Meegha is 32. He suffers from early-onset Parkinson’s. He cannot walk far. So. He claims disability benefit. During his assessment with the Atos at a building in Neasden, London, the fire bell sounded. Everyone ran for the exists. Apart from Mr Meegha who was left on the second floor. In his wheelchair.

You can imagine the Atos staff peeping at their CCTV screen, watching for Mr Meegha to get up and run.

What do we know about Atos?

Atos Healthcare carries out disability assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). If you are claiming benefits as a result of a disability or injury, you may be required by the DWP to have an assessment with

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