15 Mar 2021
Asbestos removal and disposal represents a very real and present danger to anyone who owns or works in a business premises in Ireland. Despite being banned from use in construction in 1998, asbestos is still the biggest killer in the workplace, so building owners and employers have a responsibility to protect their employees and anyone else that might use their building.
At OHSS, we offer a wide range of occupational hygiene services to include consultation on all matters relating to asbestos regulations, asbestos surveys and all other related matters. In this blog, we bring to your attention the resources that we have on offer for anyone who wants to use them.
Amongst the information that’s on our website and free to download, you can find:
A comprehensive guide to managing asbestos in premises.
A video on how asbestos fibres enter the lungs
Details of asbestos regulations in Ireland - Citizens Information
EPA Ireland - Asbestos Overview
Along with this, there are a number of links to some very useful government websites, all covering the many aspects of safe asbestos removal. We aim to be as helpful as we can and we hope that you find these resources helpful in keeping yourself and your employees safe.
Twenty Years of Experience in Occupational Hygiene
At OHSS, we are on a mission to educate both businesses and individuals on the danger that asbestos poses and the measures that need to be taken when it’s encountered. If you would like to know more about the work we do in this field, please visit us online at www.ohss.ie.
Alternatively, if you would like to talk directly to us about your workplace safety needs, simply call us 01 6905907 and a member of our expert team will be more than happy to assist.