£800k fine for exposure to metalworking fluid

COSHH

An ejector seat manufacturer has been fined £800,000 after breaching the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002. The court was told three skilled CNC machine operators developed lung conditions after being exposed for at least three-years to the mist produced from metalworking fluid. One worker has been virtually paralysed by the illness. […]