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Somercotes firm accused of legionella safety breach

By July 16, 2015May 16th, 2017Water

A Somercotes-based engineering firm accused of exposing employees and the public to potentially lethal legionella bacteria is facing a crown court trial.

Derby Crown Court heard how Chromalloy UK Limited is facing two charges from May 2011 to June 2012 brought by the Health and Safety Executive.

The first is that the company allegedly failed to ensure the health and safety of employees by exposing them to a risk of legionella bacteria through a water-based cooling system with limited management arrangements or without a system that would prevent any risk.

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