Avoiding the Dangers of Asbestos Dust

This entry was posted on 11 May, 2017.

Up until the year 2000, asbestos was still being used in the Irish construction industry, so it stands to reason that there is an awful lot of this hazardous material still in existence in homes and business premises across Ireland. The moment you move or ... READ MORE

The Importance of Air monitoring on Construction Sites

This entry was posted on 01 May, 2017.

Despite it being banned from use since 2000, asbestos is still frequently encountered during demolition and renovation works. Once believed to be the most useful and versatile material in the industry, due to its ability to resist high temperatures, it was later ... READ MORE

Asbestos Awareness Training For Construction Workers

This entry was posted on 18 April, 2017.

Due to the hazards encountered when dealing with asbestos being so severe, there are laws in place that dictate that anyone coming into contact with or being in the vicinity of the material, needs to be given training in how to keep themselves and their colleagues ... READ MORE

Occupation Health and Safety Training and Consultancy Services from OHSS

This entry was posted on 07 April, 2017.

Recognising potential workplace hazards and putting in measures in place via occupational health and safety training is what we are all about at OHSS. From dealing with specific threats to employee safety, such as hazardous materials to general raising awareness ... READ MORE

Chemical Safety & Exposure Monitoring - Make sure you’re compliant

This entry was posted on 04 April, 2017.

Becoming and staying compliant with chemical safety regulations is imperative to keep your workforce healthy and safe. Exposure to dangerous chemicals is entirely avoidable and it is the responsibility of the business owner to ensure that everything is being done ... READ MORE

Why choose OHSS for Occupational Hygiene Services?

This entry was posted on 28 March, 2017.

There are many reasons to consider using OHSS for your occupational hygiene services, but the first question most people will want answered is: “What exactly are Occupation Hygiene Services?” The concept of occupational hygiene refers to the ... READ MORE

Why is safely removing asbestos so important?

This entry was posted on 21 March, 2017.

Between 1940 and even as late as the 1970s, asbestos was used commonly in building as a useful material for insulation and as a fire retardant. However, not long after this, it was discovered that asbestos and in particular the fibres that it throws up into ... READ MORE

Asbestos Fibre Monitoring in 2017

This entry was posted on 07 March, 2017.

If you have worked in the construction industry at any time in the last 50 years, you will have heard of the substance known as asbestos. Once heralded as ‘the magic mineral’, it was used widely in insulation, roofing and cement and its lightweight ... READ MORE

Maintaining Good Air Quality in the Workplace

This entry was posted on 03 March, 2017.

A company’s most important assets are its workers, so it is of paramount importance that they are kept healthy and safe whilst in the workplace. One of the many aspects to consider when providing that safety, is the quality of air in the place of business, ... READ MORE

What is Vibrations Analysis / Noise Measurement?

This entry was posted on 02 March, 2017.

One aspect of health and safety in the workplace that is often overlooked is exposure to high levels of noise and/or vibration. Employees that work with heavy machinery and certain other mechanical devices can suffer from hearing loss and damage to the nervous and ... READ MORE