The HSA Carries Out a ‘Blitz’ of Asbestos Inspections in Ireland

This entry was posted on 21 November, 2019.

In a bid to reduce the rate of death and injury in the Irish construction industry, the Health & Safety Authority (HSA) is launching a series of asbestos inspections at construction sites across Ireland. In 2018 there were six reported deaths at these sites ... READ MORE



What to Do When You Find Asbestos Near Your House

This entry was posted on 11 November, 2019.

Believe it or not, there are still people out there who think that burying asbestos in the garden is a safe way to dispose of what is an extremely dangerous substance. The result of this action that breaks pretty much all asbestos regulations in existence is that ... READ MORE



A Global Ban on Asbestos and How it Could be Achieved

This entry was posted on 21 October, 2019.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we have been providing occupational hygiene and asbestos abatement management services to Irish businesses since 2001 and we like to keep up with global asbestos news. Today we look at the fact that whilst strict asbestos regulations ... READ MORE



OHSS Safety Consultants - Asbestos in the Spotlight

This entry was posted on 07 October, 2019.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we have been assisting Irish businesses to safely deal with asbestos removal and disposal since 2001. Whilst much has been done in Ireland to tackle asbestos exposure and the deadly effects it can have, there are still far too many ... READ MORE



Asbestos - The Forgotten Factor that Needs to Be Considered When Buying a New Home

This entry was posted on 30 September, 2019.

In the modern world, purchasing a home has been made so much easier by the advent of the internet, which is something that allows you to browse through as many homes as you want online from the comfort of your own home. However, whilst there is a wealth of ... READ MORE



“How Do I Get Rid of Asbestos Properly?”

This entry was posted on 26 September, 2019.

As an organisation that advise on the dangers and management of asbestos, we often get asked the question “How Do I Get Rid of Asbestos Properly?” , as there are still so many people out there who don’t know how to remove asbestos safely. And ... READ MORE



How Do I Get Rid of Asbestos?

This entry was posted on 22 August, 2019.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we are experts in asbestos abatement and we get asked all sorts of questions regarding asbestos regulations and how to remove asbestos safely. Asbestos was only banned in construction as recently as the end of the 1990s, which means ... READ MORE



The Hidden Asbestos Dangers

This entry was posted on 19 August, 2019.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we regularly deal with asbestos abatement issues for our many clients and awareness of the inherent danger of unlicensed asbestos removal and disposal is thankfully becoming much greater. However, in this blog, we look at an area of ... READ MORE



Asbestos and Why Great Care Should be Taken During Home Renovations

This entry was posted on 15 July, 2019.

If you’re about to carry out some home renovations, you have to ask yourself one question - “Is my home likely to contain asbestos?” The fact is that asbestos companies are extremely busy these days carrying out asbestos surveys, asbestos removal ... READ MORE



Asbestos News - in the UK NHS Employees Exposed to Asbestos

This entry was posted on 17 June, 2019.

Asbestos abatement is an ongoing effort across the world, despite many thinking of the issues surrounding the deadly material being firmly in the past. This was illustrated recently in a case in the UK, that came before Telford Magistrates Court in the West ... READ MORE







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