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Chemical company fined £100,000

A West Yorkshire company was fined £100,000 and ordered to pay £9,928 costs after worker suffered chemical burns. Following an accident incurred whilst transporting a cleaning concentrate the worker attempted to stop the leak but became contaminated with the substance.The company had no systems in place for dealing with spillages and was not properly equipped to deal with the consequences of employees being contaminated with substances which might be harmful to their health.