OHSS Sampling & Analysis

This entry was posted on 12 September, 2017.

At OHSS Safety Consultants Ireland, we are accredited to ISO17020, which relates to the surveying and risk assessments for asbestos in commercial premises. This certification positions us perfectly to offer the very highest standards in surveying, analysis, ... READ MORE

Professional Asbestos contractors in Ireland

This entry was posted on 08 September, 2017.

At OHSS Safety Consultants Ireland, amongst the many Health & Safety services we offer, we provide advice and guidance on the safety requirements and necessary protocols that surround the hazardous material that is asbestos. During our work, we get asked many ... READ MORE

Occupational Hygiene & Safety Services in Dublin

This entry was posted on 01 September, 2017.

Since 2001, at Occupational Health & Safety Services (OHSS), we have offered occupational hygiene services and everything that this entails to the Irish commercial world. There is much to the umbrella term of ‘Occupational Hygiene & Safety’, ... READ MORE

Occupational Health and Safety Consultancy - Asbestos

This entry was posted on 13 August, 2017.

For many years, asbestos was used as a building material as it was unknown the dangers  asbestos poised to human health. Today many homes and buildings in Ireland still have asbestos within them.   Asbestos - In its natural state, and left ... READ MORE

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