Asbestos News: The Impact Being Felt on Renovation Workers Exposed to Asbestos in the 70s and 80s

This entry was posted on 13 December, 2018.

Before it was banned at the end of the 1990s, asbestos had been one of the most widely used construction materials around. The lack of asbestos regulations at the time resulted in thousands of workmen and DIY-ers being exposed repeatedly to the substance that is ... READ MORE

OHSS Environmental Health News - Cancer Cluster Investigated at Ulster University Campus

This entry was posted on 03 December, 2018.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we have our finger on the pulse on all matters relating to asbestos abatement, asbestos disposal and in this case asbestos-related news. Here we look at a recent news item in Northern Ireland about some highly concerning events. In a ... READ MORE

Further Evidence of Unlicensed Asbestos Removal Occurring in the UK

This entry was posted on 15 November, 2018.

In a case that highlights the fact that current asbestos regulations are not being adhered to by everyone in the industry, a Norwich based construction firm has been hit with a fine of £90,000 for performing unlicensed asbestos cleaning works. The unnamed ... READ MORE

Identifying and Analysing Asbestos in Bulk Building Materials

This entry was posted on 01 November, 2018.

When asbestos is present in any given building, it’s not always easy to identify it with the naked eye, even if the person viewing it is highly trained in doing so. That’s because asbestos is sometimes mixed in with bulk building materials, which can ... READ MORE

Risk Assessment Training from OHSS Safety Consultants

This entry was posted on 24 October, 2018.

In the modern workplace, there are many potential threats to employee safety and knowing how to manage them all effectively is an absolute necessity. The good news is that at OHSS, we have courses to help educate you and your employees in all manner of ... READ MORE

Authorities In the Netherlands Order All Asbestos to be Removed from Roofs by 2024

This entry was posted on 18 October, 2018.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we are on a mission to help to educate Irish business on the dangers of improper asbestos removal and the importance of adhering to all current asbestos regulations. As part of this ongoing quest, we keep a keen eye on news from the ... READ MORE

OHSS Safety Consultants - Raising Mesothelioma Awareness

This entry was posted on 14 October, 2018.

At OHSS, we are fighting a constant battle against the presence of asbestos in the modern world and the risks to health that it represents. Despite being banned from use in construction and manufacturing in 1999, this hazardous substance still exists in buildings ... READ MORE

OHSS Asbestos News - Bristol Firm Fined For Unlicensed Asbestos Removal

This entry was posted on 12 October, 2018.

Since the banning of the use of asbestos in construction in the late 1990s, it is easy to think that it no longer represents a danger. In fact, an alarming amount of building professionals still don’t fully understand the need to abide by asbestos ... READ MORE

OHSS - Who We Are and What We Do

This entry was posted on 17 September, 2018.

At OHSS Safety consultants, we have been providing a wide range of asbestos abatement and occupational hygiene services to companies in Ireland since 2001. Our team has extensive experience in these fields, including our founder, Paul Foran, who himself is a ... READ MORE

OHSS Safety Consultants - Case Study: Irish Industrial Explosives

This entry was posted on 10 September, 2018.

At OHSS, we offer the full spectrum of occupational services from asbestos removal, training in asbestos regulations, asbestos abatement, risk assessments and a lot more besides. To illustrate the broad scope of the work that we do, we point you towards work we ... READ MORE

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