Company and director sentenced for exposing workers to asbestos
A woodworking company has been fined for a series of failings and risks associated with significant quantities of asbestos-containing materials within the premises.
HSE inspectors found the asbestos insulating board lining the building was in a very poor condition, with many panels having extensive damage. The director of the company was also sentenced to 6 months imprisonment (suspended for 18 months).
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