Why Asbestos Regulations Must Change to Protect EU Workers

This entry was posted on 24 May, 2023.

According to EU climate change targets, by 2030, around 25 million buildings are expected to be renovated - potentially leading to many workers becoming exposed to asbestos. In a bid to improve worker safety, the European Commission (EC) is preparing to reduce the ... READ MORE

Should You Paint Over Asbestos-Containing Wallpaper?

This entry was posted on 01 May, 2023.

A couple recently bought a home in Ireland and were planning to carry out renovation works. During the building survey, the presence of asbestos wallpaper was detected, and the builder involved recommended to simply paint over it, rather than treat it - but were ... READ MORE

Asbestos May Delay New Dalymount Park Construction

This entry was posted on 28 April, 2023.

Hello, and welcome to the latest OHSS blog, in which we bring you more news from the world of asbestos abatement. In this latest story from the Irish News, Irish Football League side Bohemians have announced that the discovery of asbestos in their new away-fan ... READ MORE

Limerick University to Strip Asbestos From €8m City Centre Base

This entry was posted on 10 April, 2023.

At OHSS, we bring you regular blogs like this one to highlight the very real danger asbestos still represents, despite being banned from construction in Ireland many years ago. Today’s subject focuses on Limerick University and its plans to have asbestos ... READ MORE

How Asbestos Legislation Works in Ireland

This entry was posted on 30 March, 2023.

At OHSS, we help to protect people across Ireland from the dangers of asbestos exposure. We're able to do this because we possess expert knowledge and considerable experience in helping businesses adhere to asbestos regulations in Ireland. It's crucial that you ... READ MORE

How to Deal With Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs)

This entry was posted on 06 March, 2023.

If you own business premises that may contain asbestos and you're planning renovation or refurbishment, it's important to get help from specialist asbestos companies that can conduct the necessary asbestos surveys and monitoring. What this important step does is ... READ MORE

Asbestos - The Silent Killer That Lays Dormant for 40 Years+

This entry was posted on 03 March, 2023.

After being banned from construction back at the end of the 20th century, you'd be forgiven for thinking that asbestos is something that only affected people in the past. Sadly, that's not the case, with 76 people dying from asbestos-related issues in Ireland in ... READ MORE

Protecting Workers From the Dangers of Asbestos

This entry was posted on 01 March, 2023.

At OHSS, we offer consultancy services relating to asbestos abatement, as well as a wide range of occupational hygiene matters. As recently as 1999, asbestos was still being used in construction but became banned due to the fact that inhaling the invisible fibres ... READ MORE

How to Remove Asbestos from Residential & Commercial Properties

This entry was posted on 22 February, 2023.

With many residential and commercial properties in Ireland still known to contain asbestos, it’s important that when someone comes across any, they know what to do - for the sake of their health and everyone in the locality. Asbestos companies are very busy ... READ MORE

Vibrations Analysis & Noise Measurement Services From OHSS

This entry was posted on 08 February, 2023.

At OHSS, we’ve been helping businesses across Ireland with all matters relating to health and safety in work for two decades now, covering everything from asbestos consultation to occupational health. Today we’re here to tell you about the services we ... READ MORE