Air Quality Monitoring & Its Importance Workplace Health

This entry was posted on 01 April, 2022.

When it comes to health and safety in work, air quality plays a very important part. This vital occupational safety factor has, however, been brought into even sharper focus since the emergence of Covid-19. Good air quality is key to workplace health and safety, ... READ MORE

Asbestos Awareness Training & Low Risk Handling from OHSS

This entry was posted on 01 April, 2022.

It has been known for a long time that asbestos is a deadly substance and that those not trained in how to remove asbestos safely shouldn’t attempt it. Sadly, despite this, many employers, local authorities and organisations are failing to identify asbestos ... READ MORE

Asbestos Dangers in Older Homes

This entry was posted on 25 March, 2022.

Asbestos was a commonly used material in older homes, but we now know just how dangerous it can be. Intact asbestos doesn’t pose a serious health risk. However, when it degrades over time or becomes damaged it releases fibres into the air. These fibres pose ... READ MORE

What exactly is Occupational Hygiene?

This entry was posted on 04 March, 2022.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we are well known for our expertise in safe asbestos removal and management, but we do much more besides. Since 2001, we have been delivering Occupational Hygiene Services to clients across Ireland. It’s a term most people will ... READ MORE

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

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

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

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