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Notice 304622011  served against Wood Treatment Limited on 18/03/2013
Notice Type Improvement Notice
Description 1 x Improvement Notice - I/12/02/13/DW1 - that you have failed to adequately control exposure of your employees to wood dust, which is a substance hazardous to health, whilst operating and using the Semi-automatic cat litter packing machine in the Station Shed North. The existing capturing hood was not designed correctly and is not positioned correctly. 1 x Improvement Notice - I/12/03/13/DW1 - you have failed to adequately control, so far as is reasonably practicable, exposure of your employees to wood dust, which is a substance hazardous to health. You do not have a written system for the regular cleaning of wood dust contamination, from surfaces, machines and walls in the Mill processing areas. 1 x Improvement Notice - I/12/03/13/DW3 - you have failed to ensure that respiratory protective equipment provided to employees is suitable and properly used and that employees have been provided with adequate information, instruction and training in the use of the respiratory protective equipment. 1 x Improvement Notice - I/13/07/13/DW1 - that you have failed to ensure that the risk from fire or explosion involving LPG stored in your two bulk tanks at the side of the Station Shed North at your premises at Tunstall Road is either eliminated or reduced, so far as is reasonably practicable, in that the tanks are not protected by suitable barriers to minimise the risk of damage from vehicle impact; the concrete path has not been fitted with suitable barriers to prevent falls; and combustible materials are stored within the separation distance.
Compliance Date  20/05/2013 Revised Compliance Date 
Result  Complied with

Breaches involved in this Notice

Location of Offence 
Address Tunstall Road/Wood Treatment L
Wood Treatment Ltd
Tunstall Road
SK11 0PE
Region North West
Local Authority Cheshire East UA
Industry Manufacturing
Type of Location Fixed
HSE Details
HSE Group SANEOP4G14 HSE Directorate Field Operations Directorate
HSE Area HSE Division North West