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Auto Extract Systems Celebrates 20th Year Anniversary


Auto Extract Systems Ltd achieves landmark achievement and celebrates its 20th year anniversary. Formed in 2001, the primary aim of the business was to help businesses provide pollution-free workplaces. However, there’s been a number of advances and changes in the industry since we began, which we’ve embraced and adapted to in order to help ...

Foundry Company Fined for Lead Dust Exposure


A foundry was sentenced and fined for safety breaches of lead dust exposure. Workers were exposed to harmful dust during a restoration project. The project involved stripping off the rust and paint from a metal bell and structure. It was only after the project had begun and had been underway for some time that the ...

Engineering Company Fined for Welding Fume Exposure


  An engineering business was sentenced and fined in after a welder fabricator developed hypersensitive pneumonitis, a serious and irreversible respiratory illness which develops after long-term exposure to welding fumes and metalworking fluid. The welder fabricator was at risk of inhalation of welding fumes and metalworking fluid mists, which potentially contained harmful bacteria. His 30-year ...

Engineering Company Fined for Metalworking Fluid Exposure


An engineering company that works in the automotive sector company was sentenced and fined in May 2021 after an employee developed an allergic form of dermatitis after being exposed and coming into contact with metalworking fluids. In April 2019, an employee was splashed in the face and upper body with metalworking fluid whilst cleaning a grinding machine. ...

A Fan-‘Tache’-ic Fundraising Effort for Movember


  This November, some of the men at Auto Extract Systems have been creating awareness by growing a moustache for the Movember charity. A £150 fundraising target was set and a band of ‘Mo Bros’ were created. The challenge was simple, to grow their moustaches to help raise awareness to prevent men from dying too young ...