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BA maintenance arm exposed workers to vibration risk for eight years

British Airways Avionic Engineering (BAAE) failed to reduce the risk of hand-arm vibration at its Talbot Green plant in south Wales between 2005 and 2013, Cardiff Crown Court was told.

Aerospace co put workers at risk of developing HAVS for 22 years

A company that carries out repairs of aircraft components has been fined £400,000 after exposing around 100 workers to the risk of developing hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) for 22 years.

Balfour Beatty repeatedly put workers at risk of developing HAVS

A division of infrastructure giant Balfour Beatty has been fined £500,000 after exposing workers to the risk of developing hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) for nine years.

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