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Notices served

Notice 312525410 served against Sussex Timber Products Limited on 20/05/2022
Notice Type Improvement Notice
Description A H / 1 30522/1 - 312525318. The circular bench saw was not fitted with a brake which stopped the blade within 10 seconds A H / 1 30522/2 - 312525401. Failure to ensure that exposure to wood dust which is hazardous to health is either prevented or, where this is not reasonably practicable, is controlled so far as is reasonably practicable in order to reduce worker’s exposure to wood dust, as the planner, cross cut saw, band saws and tenoning machines were not fitted with suitable and effective local exhaust ventilation . A H / 1 30522/3 - 312525410. Failure to ensure that exposure to substances hazardous to health, namely wood dust, which is a known cause of occupational asthma, is prevented or adequately controlled, as you have failed to provide face fit testing for persons who wear tight fitting respiratory protective equipment.
Compliance Date 30/07/2022 Revised Compliance Date 30/10/2022
Result Complied with

Breaches involved in this Notice

Location of Offence
Address Hadlow Down Rd/Sussex Timber P
Hadlow Down Road
Region East & South East
Local Authority Wealden
Industry Manufacturing
Type of Location Fixed
HSE Details
HSE Group FODOP6GP24 HSE Directorate Field Operations Division
HSE Area HSE Division South East
Updated: 2020-03-04