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

Types of Asbestos Surveys in Ireland

This entry was posted on 27 February, 2017.

There are two predominant kinds of asbestos survey: the Management Asbestos Surveys (MAS) and the Refurbishment/Demolition Asbestos Surveys (RDAS). First is the Management Asbestos Survey, which is a search to locate Asbestos Containing Materials within a given ... READ MORE

Trusted Asbestos Companies in Ireland

This entry was posted on 13 February, 2017.

When you suspect that there is asbestos in your home or business, you need to engage with a   properly certified professional organisation to manage the situation for you. Exposure to asbestos is the biggest occupational health hazard today, so it is ... READ MORE

Chemical Safety on Construction Sites

This entry was posted on 31 January, 2017.

Chemical safety is an important consideration on construction sites. There are also many hazards that may not be obvious, but they can still present a health hazard if they aren’t handled properly. Chemical Safety There are many chemicals that can pose a ... READ MORE

Asbestosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

This entry was posted on 27 January, 2017.

Asbestosis is a chronic lung condition that is caused by inhaling asbestos fibres. Over time, breathing in asbestos fibres can cause scarring of lung tissue and shortness of breath. Asbestosis doesn’t show up until many years after exposure has begun. ... READ MORE

Air Quality Monitoring in Dublin

This entry was posted on 25 January, 2017.

The air quality in Dublin is monitored once every hour, so you can get up to date information on the quality of the air you are breathing. A reading between 1-3 means the air quality is very good, and a reading of 10 means that the air is very poor. Short Term ... READ MORE

Asbestos News in 2017

This entry was posted on 15 January, 2017.

The number of deaths caused by asbestos continues to climb. They are expected to hit a new record over the next few years as more and more people succumb to diseases caused by exposure to asbestos. Unfortunately, experts expect the danger level to remain high ... READ MORE