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



Portadown Company Fined for Spreading of Asbestos Material

This entry was posted on 25 April, 2022.

The OHSS team is highly experienced in asbestos consultation, with our experts able to assist in matters relating to safe asbestos removal, as well as providing guidance on asbestos regulations and asbestos surveys. Our services are in high demand too, as the ... READ MORE



Asbestos News : EPA Proposes a Total Ban On Asbestos

This entry was posted on 12 April, 2022.

At OHSS, we offer expert asbestos consultation services, helping organisations across Ireland to protect themselves, their staff and building users against the killer material. Today, we’re here to bring you interesting news about asbestos from the United ... READ MORE



Air Quality Monitoring & Its Importance Workplace Health

This entry was posted on 01 April, 2022.

When it comes to health and safety in work, air quality plays a very important part. This vital occupational safety factor has, however, been brought into even sharper focus since the emergence of Covid-19. Good air quality is key to workplace health and safety, ... READ MORE



Asbestos Awareness Training & Low Risk Handling from OHSS

This entry was posted on 01 April, 2022.

It has been known for a long time that asbestos is a deadly substance and that those not trained in how to remove asbestos safely shouldn’t attempt it. Sadly, despite this, many employers, local authorities and organisations are failing to identify asbestos ... READ MORE



Asbestos Dangers in Older Homes

This entry was posted on 25 March, 2022.

Asbestos was a commonly used material in older homes, but we now know just how dangerous it can be. Intact asbestos doesn’t pose a serious health risk. However, when it degrades over time or becomes damaged it releases fibres into the air. These fibres pose ... READ MORE



What exactly is Occupational Hygiene?

This entry was posted on 04 March, 2022.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we are well known for our expertise in safe asbestos removal and management, but we do much more besides. Since 2001, we have been delivering Occupational Hygiene Services to clients across Ireland. It’s a term most people will ... READ MORE



The Many Professions at Risk of Asbestos Exposure

This entry was posted on 23 February, 2022.

Despite being banned at the end of the 21st century in construction, asbestos remains a dangerous material that still kills thousands of people every year. It’s a lethal substance, taking only  one microscopic airborne fibre to be so.  Whether ... READ MORE



Asbestos News : Potential Mesothelioma Cure Moving Closer?

This entry was posted on 14 February, 2022.

The work done by asbestos abatement companies is centred around protecting people from exposure to the invisible fibres known to cause mesothelioma - an aggressive kind of lung cancer. It’s diagnosis is still considered to be something of a death sentence, ... READ MORE