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28th April 2016
Yorkshire Water fined £1.1million
4th May 2016

Derbyshire firms prosecuted for hand arm vibration offences

Two Derbyshire-based manufacturing firms were fined a total of £290,000 and ordered to pay £16,000 costs for safety breaches resulting in cases of carpel tunnel syndrome and hand arm vibration syndrome to their employees. It was reported at Derby Crown Court that the employees were regularly exposed to hand arm vibration through the use of a range of vibratory tools in the assembly and servicing of crushers and screeners.