The Many Professions at Risk of Asbestos Exposure

This entry was posted on 23 February, 2022.

Despite being banned at the end of the 21st century in construction, asbestos remains a dangerous material that still kills thousands of people every year. It’s a lethal substance, taking only  one microscopic airborne fibre to be so.  Whether ... READ MORE

Asbestos News : Potential Mesothelioma Cure Moving Closer?

This entry was posted on 14 February, 2022.

The work done by asbestos abatement companies is centred around protecting people from exposure to the invisible fibres known to cause mesothelioma - an aggressive kind of lung cancer. It’s diagnosis is still considered to be something of a death sentence, ... READ MORE

Calls In the US For Major EPA Reform of Asbestos Regulations

This entry was posted on 25 January, 2022.

At OHSS, we provide guidance on the many safety aspects relating to asbestos identification, management and asbestos removal and disposal. We regularly bring you blogs like this one to educate and bring you news from the asbestos abatement world and here we bring ... READ MORE

Protecting Workers From The Dangers Presented By Asbestos

This entry was posted on 25 January, 2022.

Despite being widely banned at the end of the 20th century, asbestos remains an ongoing threat to public health, largely because much of the substance still remains in the many buildings created before it became outlawed. That’s why asbestos regulations ... READ MORE

How Do People Become Exposed to Asbestos?

This entry was posted on 05 January, 2022.

At OHSS, we’ve been providing assistance to companies across Ireland, helping them remain compliant with asbestos regulations and protecting them from this most hazardous of substances since 2001. Our consultants can assist with asbestos monitoring, asbestos ... READ MORE

The 2021 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference

This entry was posted on 03 January, 2022.

At OHSS, we are the foremost providers of asbestos training and monitoring services in Ireland and today we’re here to tell you about the 16th Annual International Awareness Prevention Conference that was held over the 17th and 18th of September this ... READ MORE

Do Asbestos Pipes Present A Health Risk?

This entry was posted on 28 December, 2021.

Professional companies have long since been involved with asbestos removal and disposal, as the substance is extremely hazardous to health and is one that requires special handling when it is encountered. Believe it or not, nearly 10% of Ireland’s water ... READ MORE

Occupational Health and Safety Courses

This entry was posted on 11 December, 2021.

There are many occupational hazards in the workplace and businesses need to address these concerns of health and safety. Testing for the presence of toxic materials like asbestos is an important part of the process. When asbestos containing materials are disturbed ... READ MORE

What Are Workplace Safety Statements & Why Are They Needed?

This entry was posted on 26 November, 2021.

At OHSS, we’re experts in occupational safety and we’ve been helping Irish businesses with all matters relating to health and safety in work since 2001. In this brief article, we look at workplace safety statements, what they are and why they're ... READ MORE

Asbestos News : Deaths From Exposure In Ireland Doubled by 2020

This entry was posted on 25 October, 2021.

The research into the dangers of asbestos exposure was going on long before it was banned in Ireland’s construction industry in the late 1990s. However, despite all the good work done by asbestos abatement companies, the annual rate of deaths directly ... READ MORE