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Construction company fined £10,000 after workers taken to hospital with lead poisoning

HSE today issued a reminder on the dangers of exposure to lead paint in the workplace. It follows the prosecution of a Perthshire company after two workers were admitted to hospital with acute lead poisoning.

Blairish Restorations Limited of Aberfeldy Business Park, Dunkeld Road, Aberfeldy pled guilty to offences under Section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and was today, 16 March 2010, fined £10,000 at Perth Sheriff Court.

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