Awareness Must Improve as More Cancers Become Associated With the Workplace

This entry was posted on 10 February, 2020.

In the field of occupational hygiene and safety, there are a growing number of cancers being linked to working environments. As well as from asbestos - the number one workplace killer - there are other substances like silica dust that have been linked to ... READ MORE

OHSS, Keeping Irish Workplaces Safe Since 2001

This entry was posted on 13 January, 2020.

Since OHSS was created by our founder, Paul Foran back in 2001, we have been helping companies across Ireland to create workplaces that are safe for their employees. As well as offering asbestos abatement management services, we also specialise in occupational ... READ MORE

Asbestos Types and the Risks they Represent

This entry was posted on 13 January, 2020.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we have over two decades of experience in helping companies across Ireland to adhere to asbestos regulations. Part of the work we do involves educating businesses on the requirements of removing asbestos safely, as well as how to spot ... READ MORE

The Danger Asbestos Still Represents Heading into 2020

This entry was posted on 19 December, 2019.

Two decades have passed since asbestos was banned in the UK and Ireland, however, it still continues to claim victims. The sad fact is that despite strict asbestos regulations being in place since the turn of the century, more than 2,500 people each year are still ... READ MORE

Asbestos Safety & Management in 2020 with OHSS

This entry was posted on 13 December, 2019.

As we head into another decade, asbestos abatement is big business, as the deadly substance remains the largest occupational health killer of the modern age. Asbestos companies like ours at OHSS Safety Consultants are constantly working to educate and advise on ... READ MORE

The HSA Carries Out a ‘Blitz’ of Asbestos Inspections in Ireland

This entry was posted on 21 November, 2019.

In a bid to reduce the rate of death and injury in the Irish construction industry, the Health & Safety Authority (HSA) is launching a series of asbestos inspections at construction sites across Ireland. In 2018 there were six reported deaths at these sites ... READ MORE

What to Do When You Find Asbestos Near Your House

This entry was posted on 11 November, 2019.

Believe it or not, there are still people out there who think that burying asbestos in the garden is a safe way to dispose of what is an extremely dangerous substance. The result of this action that breaks pretty much all asbestos regulations in existence is that ... READ MORE

A Global Ban on Asbestos and How it Could be Achieved

This entry was posted on 21 October, 2019.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we have been providing occupational hygiene and asbestos abatement management services to Irish businesses since 2001 and we like to keep up with global asbestos news. Today we look at the fact that whilst strict asbestos regulations ... READ MORE

OHSS Safety Consultants - Asbestos in the Spotlight

This entry was posted on 07 October, 2019.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we have been assisting Irish businesses to safely deal with asbestos removal and disposal since 2001. Whilst much has been done in Ireland to tackle asbestos exposure and the deadly effects it can have, there are still far too many ... READ MORE

Asbestos - The Forgotten Factor that Needs to Be Considered When Buying a New Home

This entry was posted on 30 September, 2019.

In the modern world, purchasing a home has been made so much easier by the advent of the internet, which is something that allows you to browse through as many homes as you want online from the comfort of your own home. However, whilst there is a wealth of ... READ MORE