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Barnsley company fined after staff exposed to hazardous mist

HSE is warning employers who work with metalworking fluids to ensure they take the correct safety precautions after an entire workforce at a Barnsley company were exposed to metalworking fluid mist.

Between 12 December 2007 and 8 May 2008, employees at the company were exposed to a metal working fluid mist, which was being emitted from more than 100 metal work machines.

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