Farmers who fall foul of asbestos regulations could find themselves facing hefty fines. A creamery in Northern Ireland was fined £30,000 in January 2016 because workers were exposed to asbestos. The company pleaded guilty of failing to create an asbestos management plan and inform the workers of the hazardous material. David Canty, farm consultant and health and safety expert at Strutt & Parker, said farmers should be aware of the Control of Asbestos Regulations, which came into effect in April […]