Media: Workers exposed to toxins – Spanish authority criticizes Vestas

Even though workers developed eczema and respiratory illnesses, management insists that work-related risks are low – then Spain's occupational safety and heath authority came for a visit.

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Vestas' management insists that the health risk level at its factory in Spain was low, despite the findings of medical examinations, showing that workers developed allergies and occupational asthma, reports [Danish labor union media, -ed.] Fagbladet 3F.

Shortly after, a wave of criticism hit the turbine blade factory in Spain, shows a memorandum from the the country's occupational safety and heath (OSH) authority sent to the local labor union in 2017.

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