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Vegetable supplier fined for chemical incident

03-03-2011

Emmett UK Ltd pleaded guilty to contravening Regulation 12 (1) of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 and was fined £8,500 at Spalding Magistrates' Court. It was also ordered to pay full costs of £2,478.

In September 2009, an agency worker was cleaning food processing ma…

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Council admits failing to store hazardous substances correctly

11-01-2011

East Sussex County Council has admitted failing to store hazardous substances correctly after a visitor died due to drinking dishwasher fluid at one of their day centres.

It was discovered that the bottle containing the fluid was indistinguishable, in appearance, from the bottles of orange squash…

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