5 Asbestos Facts You Really Need to Know

This entry was posted on 31 August, 2022.

While the world is tackling the pandemic that is the Coronavirus, there is a silent killer that doesn’t get quite as much press coverage, but still kills as many as 5,000 people in the UK each year. That silent killer is asbestos, the deadly banned ... READ MORE

Court Awards €370,000 to Family of Man Who Died From Mesothelioma

This entry was posted on 15 August, 2022.

At OHSS, we have been protecting Ireland from the dangers of asbestos exposure since 2001. From asbestos surveys to air monitoring, our services ensure that people in the vicinity of this deadly substance are safe and protected.  Today, however, we’re ... READ MORE

Asbestos ‘Must Go’ From Public Buildings By 2062 Say UK MPs

This entry was posted on 28 July, 2022.

After 5,000 asbestos-related workplace deaths were recorded in 2019 alone in the UK , UK MPs have called for the substance to be removed from all public and commercial buildings within 40 years. This figure makes asbestos the biggest workplace killer, despite all ... READ MORE

How Cancer Develops After Asbestos Exposure

This entry was posted on 14 July, 2022.

Since the late 1980s, asbestos has been banned from widespread use in construction. This is due to the fact that working with the substance is known to cause an aggressive type of cancer called mesothelioma. In this article, we take a brief look at how that ... READ MORE

Explaining Why Safe Asbestos Removal is a Must

This entry was posted on 14 June, 2022.

For over 20 years, OHSS has been working hard to protect people from the hazards presented by asbestos. Our experts are able to guide you when asbestos surveys, asbestos monitoring and asbestos removal and disposal are required.  According to the WHO, to ... READ MORE

Asbestos Removal & Why It’s an Important Service

This entry was posted on 02 June, 2022.

At OHSS, we’ve been helping tradespeople and businesses remain protected against asbestos and the health issues that it causes. Despite being outlawed from use in construction in the late 1980s, it still represents a major hazard for anyone working in ... READ MORE

OHSS News: UK Proposes 40-Year Asbestos Removal Deadline

This entry was posted on 23 May, 2022.

The OHSS team has been involved in many asbestos removal and disposal projects over the years, providing consultancy services for asbestos surveys, monitoring and compliance with asbestos regulations. Since launching in 2001, we’ve been busy, due to the fact ... READ MORE

OHSS News: New Protection In BC For Those Working With Asbestos

This entry was posted on 16 May, 2022.

At OHSS, we provide the full spectrum of occupational health services to businesses up and down the country. Part of what we do relates to asbestos abatement, ensuring that all asbestos regulations are adhered to when it is discovered.  Our expert ... READ MORE

Portadown Company Fined for Spreading of Asbestos Material

This entry was posted on 25 April, 2022.

The OHSS team is highly experienced in asbestos consultation, with our experts able to assist in matters relating to safe asbestos removal, as well as providing guidance on asbestos regulations and asbestos surveys. Our services are in high demand too, as the ... READ MORE

Asbestos News : EPA Proposes a Total Ban On Asbestos

This entry was posted on 12 April, 2022.

At OHSS, we offer expert asbestos consultation services, helping organisations across Ireland to protect themselves, their staff and building users against the killer material. Today, we’re here to bring you interesting news about asbestos from the United ... READ MORE