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Tired extraction system left workers exposed to hardwood dust

A furniture maker has been sentenced after its employees were exposed to significant quantities of hardwood dust at its workshop in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire. Luton Magistrates’ Court was told that Andrena Furniture’s employees were exposed to high levels of the dust, which can cause occupational asthma and nasal cancer, on a daily basis. The Health and […]

Exmouth building companies fined after disregarding health and safety regulations

Coast & Country Construction Limited and Paul Humphries Architects Ltd have both been sentenced after serious breaches of their health and safety duties. Exeter Magistrates’ Court heard that, in 2016, a concern was raised about the lack of health and safety controls at a large timber frame extension being built onto Manor Lodge Residential Home […]