Company fined for not adequately assessing Health Risks

Chemical risk assessments play a vital role in understanding the materials you work with and how they could affect the health of workers.  In a recent court hearing a firm was fined for having an inadequate Risk Assessment and for failing to control the risk of exposure to lead.  They had carried out a shot blast operation to strip lead based paint from window frames as part of a refurbishment process.

It's very easy to see what should happen and avoid these risks.

From the HSE....

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