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Burnley employees exposed to deadly dust

23-07-2012

A Burnley firm has appeared in court after it put four of its employees at risk of contracting a potentially-deadly lung disease.

Elite 04 Ltd., which specialises in shot blasting metal components, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after the workers were exposed to a …

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Cambridgeshire stonemasonry business fined after poor practice spotted on BBC television programme

26-10-2011

A Cambridgeshire stonemasonry business has been fined over dangerous stone dust after the firm appeared on a BBC television programme.

Atelier 109 Limited, of Main Road, Etton, near Peterborough, featured in March 2010 in the BBC2 series, Mastercrafts, presented by Monty Don - but an eagle-eyed v…

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