OHSS Asbestos News - Asbestos Regulations Tightened on P.E.I.

This entry was posted on 30 March, 2020.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we are on a mission to educate businesses and individuals about the dangers involved in incorrect and unregulated asbestos removal and disposal. As part of that mission, we let our readers know all about what’s happening in the ... READ MORE

Covid 19 Update

This entry was posted on 20 March, 2020.

We would like to let our customers know that our business is operating while ensuring that we have all appropriate measures in place to protect our staff and customers.We can be contacted on (01) 690 5907 or go to our contact us page and send us a ... READ MORE

Building Sites Thought to be Contaminated With Asbestos

This entry was posted on 03 March, 2020.

One of the latest Asbestos news stories in Ireland involves the Ballinclare Quarry in Wicklow. Testing at the Ballinclare Quarry last month revealed the presence of asbestos in rock from the quarry. While asbestos is generally thought of as a man-made problem, the ... READ MORE

MoD Admits to Long-Term Failure to Protect its Employees from Asbestos Exposure

This entry was posted on 24 February, 2020.

At OHSS, we are committed to protecting people from the inherent dangers of improper asbestos removal and we do everything we can to help business across Ireland adhere to asbestos regulations and keep their employees safe. Unfortunately, we take a look at a ... READ MORE

Awareness Must Improve as More Cancers Become Associated With the Workplace

This entry was posted on 10 February, 2020.

In the field of occupational hygiene and safety, there are a growing number of cancers being linked to working environments. As well as from asbestos - the number one workplace killer - there are other substances like silica dust that have been linked to ... READ MORE

Asbestos Types and the Risks they Represent

This entry was posted on 13 January, 2020.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we have over two decades of experience in helping companies across Ireland to adhere to asbestos regulations. Part of the work we do involves educating businesses on the requirements of removing asbestos safely, as well as how to spot ... READ MORE

OHSS, Keeping Irish Workplaces Safe Since 2001

This entry was posted on 13 January, 2020.

Since OHSS was created by our founder, Paul Foran back in 2001, we have been helping companies across Ireland to create workplaces that are safe for their employees. As well as offering asbestos abatement management services, we also specialise in occupational ... READ MORE

The Danger Asbestos Still Represents Heading into 2020

This entry was posted on 19 December, 2019.

Two decades have passed since asbestos was banned in the UK and Ireland, however, it still continues to claim victims. The sad fact is that despite strict asbestos regulations being in place since the turn of the century, more than 2,500 people each year are still ... READ MORE

Asbestos Safety & Management in 2020 with OHSS

This entry was posted on 13 December, 2019.

As we head into another decade, asbestos abatement is big business, as the deadly substance remains the largest occupational health killer of the modern age. Asbestos companies like ours at OHSS Safety Consultants are constantly working to educate and advise on ... READ MORE

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