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Notices served

Notice 310520939 served against Hunter Hields Gearcutting Limited on 17/03/2020
Notice Type Improvement Notice
Description IN1 - 310520716 - you have failed to ensure that the exposure of your employees to substances hazardous to health, namely metalworking fluid and associated harmful bacteria growth, is prevented, or where this is not reasonably practicable, adequately controlled, including the use of compressed air to clean down components which results in fluid mist becoming airborne where it may be inhaled by employees. IN2 - 310520939 - you have failed to make and give effect to such arrangements as are appropriate for the effective monitoring of water-mix metal working fluid to ensure that the fluid quality is suitably maintained to minimise the risk to health, namely from Occupational Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis caused by inhaling water-mix metal working fluid mist.
Compliance Date 26/06/2020 Revised Compliance Date 11/09/2020
Result Complied with

Breaches involved in this Notice

Location of Offence
Address Haugh Lane/Hunter Hields Gearc

Region Yorks & North East
Local Authority Gateshead
Industry Manufacturing
Type of Location Fixed
HSE Details
HSE Group FODOP3GP12 HSE Directorate Field Operations Division
HSE Area HSE Division North East
Updated: 2020-03-04