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

How Should I Go About Removing Asbestos From a Property?

This entry was posted on 04 October, 2021.

If you’re planning any demolition or renovation works on a property, then the chances are, the property was originally built before the asbestos ban. This means that before any work can commence, the asbestos surveyors need to be called in. The issue with ... READ MORE

Asbestos News : Contractor Jailed & Fined $94,000 for Cleanup

This entry was posted on 30 September, 2021.

At OHSS, we’re always creating blogs like this one to bring you advice, guidance and news about asbestos abatement matters. Today we’re bringing you a story that highlights the fact that not everyone fully understands or abides by the very necessary ... READ MORE

Chemical Safety & Exposure Monitoring Expertise from OHSS

This entry was posted on 15 September, 2021.

At OHSS, we are the health and safety in work experts and we use our extensive knowledge and experience to protect people and businesses across Ireland. Part of the many workplace health and safety matters we deal with are the chemical safety and exposure ... READ MORE

OHSS - Providing COVID-19 Services & Support Across Ireland

This entry was posted on 30 July, 2021.

At OHSS, we’ve been providing Irish businesses with health and occupational safety services for twenty years and the last two or so have given rise to unprecedented challenges. Covid-19 has forced employers to focus on implementing the measures required to ... READ MORE

Asbestos Safety & Management Reference Materials & Resources

This entry was posted on 05 July, 2021.

Asbestos represents the biggest workplace health and safety threat in existence and it has been for decades. Heralded as a ‘wonder material’ during the 60s and 70s, it’s something that you’ll still find in homes and business premises across ... READ MORE

The Value of Occupational Hygiene Services in Dublin

This entry was posted on 29 June, 2021.

When it comes to business priorities, one thing that should always be at the forefront of your thinking is occupational hygiene. It’s an applied science that deals with the understanding of workplace safety matters, focusing on things like hazard ... READ MORE