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Practice fined for health and safety breach

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DAVIES Veterinary Specialists has been fined £35,000 and ordered to pay £50,378 in costs after admitting breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reports that it prosecuted the Bedfordshire-based practice after it emerged that the practice's fume cabinet in which staff prepared chemotherapy drugs to treat animals with cancer was not used in the way it had been designed for. ‘This …

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