The Many Hazards of Asbestos

This entry was posted on 09 August, 2017.

When it comes to this asbestos, there are some common misconceptions which can actually be dangerous considering the dangerous nature of the material we are dealing with.   Where is it found? - Before the 1980s, asbestos was widely used as insulation in ... READ MORE

How to Deal with Asbestos in Ireland

This entry was posted on 04 August, 2017.

According to recent UK figures, it’s thought that around 2,000 lung cancer deaths each year can be  attributed to prolonged asbestos exposure.  The dangers of asbestos was unknown for decades, and during this time many builders, homeowners, and ... READ MORE

Asbestos Awareness Training in Ireland

This entry was posted on 04 July, 2017.

Whenever there is a likelihood that employees may come into contact with asbestos in the course of their work it is advised that they receive asbestos awareness training. This training should be provided by professionals to ensure employees are aware of the ... READ MORE

Asbestos removal contractors in Ireland

This entry was posted on 03 July, 2017.

Before its hazardous nature became known, asbestos had been a widely used material in construction. Its use in building materials and household products has since been prohibited. Unfortunately, asbestos-containing materials predating these regulations are still ... READ MORE

Asbestos hazards

This entry was posted on 01 July, 2017.

Asbestos is a natural mineral made up of many small fibres. For several decades, asbestos was widely used in building materials and various products, mainly for its good insulation and fire-resisting properties. However, asbestos has since been revealed to produce ... READ MORE

ACM Management and Abatement Guidelines From the Health and Safety Authority

This entry was posted on 20 June, 2017.

When dealing with Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM), it is imperative that the guidelines set down for its safe removal and disposal are followed to the letter. Failure to do this when asbestos is found to be present, puts everyone in the vicinity in grave ... READ MORE

Asbestos Safety in Ireland

This entry was posted on 16 June, 2017.

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, made up of long thin fibres, and can release millions of airborne particles if disturbed. Asbestos can prove extremely dangerous if ingested into the body, since it highly increases the risk of various life-threatening ... READ MORE

Asbestos Surveys in Dublin

This entry was posted on 12 June, 2017.

Asbestos, if present in a property, represents a significant danger to anyone in the vicinity. Once believed to be the most useful material in the construction industry due to its resistance to high temperatures, it is now known to cause life-threatening illnesses ... READ MORE

Asbestos Companies in Ireland

This entry was posted on 22 May, 2017.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we understand our responsibility to the people and businesses of Ireland to provide vital education in the issues presented by the presence of asbestos. Asbestos represents a very real danger to anyone in the vicinity when ... READ MORE

Let the professionals remove asbestos

This entry was posted on 16 May, 2017.

If you plan to renovate your home, there are a lot of factors to consider. There’s the cost, the materials and the logistics, to name but a few. However, probably the most important element often gets forgotten. The work that it is involved in a renovation ... READ MORE