Irish Asbestos News: Foreman Fined After Asbestos Exposure

This entry was posted on 30 September, 2022.

Hello and welcome to the latest OHSS blog series in which we take a look at the practices, methods and news from the world of occupational hygiene and asbestos abatement. Today, we’re here to bring you an item from the Irish news that illustrates that not ... READ MORE



As Many As 70 NI Government-Owned Buildings Contain Asbestos

This entry was posted on 12 September, 2022.

At OHSS, we've been helping to safeguard the Irish public from the dangers of asbestos since 2001, with our team offering help with asbestos surveys, asbestos monitoring and advice on safe asbestos removal and disposal. Today, however, we're bringing you some news ... READ MORE



5 Asbestos Facts You Really Need to Know

This entry was posted on 31 August, 2022.

While the world is tackling the pandemic that is the Coronavirus, there is a silent killer that doesn’t get quite as much press coverage, but still kills as many as 5,000 people in the UK each year. That silent killer is asbestos, the deadly banned ... READ MORE



Court Awards €370,000 to Family of Man Who Died From Mesothelioma

This entry was posted on 15 August, 2022.

At OHSS, we have been protecting Ireland from the dangers of asbestos exposure since 2001. From asbestos surveys to air monitoring, our services ensure that people in the vicinity of this deadly substance are safe and protected.  Today, however, we’re ... READ MORE



Asbestos ‘Must Go’ From Public Buildings By 2062 Say UK MPs

This entry was posted on 28 July, 2022.

After 5,000 asbestos-related workplace deaths were recorded in 2019 alone in the UK , UK MPs have called for the substance to be removed from all public and commercial buildings within 40 years. This figure makes asbestos the biggest workplace killer, despite all ... READ MORE



How Cancer Develops After Asbestos Exposure

This entry was posted on 14 July, 2022.

Since the late 1980s, asbestos has been banned from widespread use in construction. This is due to the fact that working with the substance is known to cause an aggressive type of cancer called mesothelioma. In this article, we take a brief look at how that ... READ MORE



Explaining Why Safe Asbestos Removal is a Must

This entry was posted on 14 June, 2022.

For over 20 years, OHSS has been working hard to protect people from the hazards presented by asbestos. Our experts are able to guide you when asbestos surveys, asbestos monitoring and asbestos removal and disposal are required.  According to the WHO, to ... READ MORE



Asbestos Removal & Why It’s an Important Service

This entry was posted on 02 June, 2022.

At OHSS, we’ve been helping tradespeople and businesses remain protected against asbestos and the health issues that it causes. Despite being outlawed from use in construction in the late 1980s, it still represents a major hazard for anyone working in ... READ MORE



OHSS News: UK Proposes 40-Year Asbestos Removal Deadline

This entry was posted on 23 May, 2022.

The OHSS team has been involved in many asbestos removal and disposal projects over the years, providing consultancy services for asbestos surveys, monitoring and compliance with asbestos regulations. Since launching in 2001, we’ve been busy, due to the fact ... READ MORE



OHSS News: New Protection In BC For Those Working With Asbestos

This entry was posted on 16 May, 2022.

At OHSS, we provide the full spectrum of occupational health services to businesses up and down the country. Part of what we do relates to asbestos abatement, ensuring that all asbestos regulations are adhered to when it is discovered.  Our expert ... READ MORE