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Worker suffers burns after acetone catches fire

HSE has warned companies to protect employees from flammable cleaning liquids after a Leicester man suffered burns to his hands and legs after some acetone caught fire. Leicester-based Parmeko Plc was fined and ordered to pay costs at Leicester Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty for failing to ensure the safety of an employee whilst he was handling acetone, a flammable liquid.

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