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Thanet District Council prosecuted for not protecting staff

Thanet District Council could be facing a big fine, after admitting some if its maintenance staff were injured at work.

Vibration whitefinger was a common condition among miners in Kent Credit: ITV Meridian

They developed "vibration whitefinger", which used to be a common condition among miners in Kent who used pneumatic diggers and drills.

The Health and Safety Executive has prosecuted Thanet for failing to protect its staff properly.

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