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Chester dairy factory fined after workers badly scalded

Photo shows the 600 litre tank involved in the incident

A Chester-based dairy firm has been fined £54,000 after two employees were badly scalded when hot water escaped from the top of a 600 litre tank.

One worker suffered burns all over her body and spent a week in the specialist burns unit at Whiston Hospital following the incident at Meadow Foods L…

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Nestle Purina fined after steam scalds workers

The petcare giant has been fined after five workers suffered severe burns when a steam pressure system malfunctioned.

The five men, working on the maintenance of a hydrostat, suffered severe burns to their faces, arms and hands as a result of the incident on the 4 August 2006.

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