COSHH failures cost electrical manufacturer £6000

Source: on 2009-10-08 16:55:00

Workers at an electrical manufacturing plant inhaled hazardous soldering fumes for up to five and a half hours a day, Gateshead Magistrates' Court has heard.Turbo Power Systems, which makes electrical motors, generators and power electronics at its factory in Gateshead near Newcastle, did not provide employees with protection from harmful rosin-based solder flux fumes between May 2007 and May 2008. An HSE investigation discovered the company had failed to assess ...

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