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£159k fine for bakery after persistently exposing workers to harmful flour dust

A bakery company was fined for safety breaches after employees suffered long term exposure to flour dust, a respiratory sensitiser. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard that between April 2002 and April 2016 employees were consistently exposed to risks to their health, with some being medically diagnosed as suffering from occupational asthma. An investigation by the Health […]