Putting Asbestos Safety First with OHSS

9 Apr 2020

Putting Asbestos Safety First with OHSS

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we are on a mission to protect as many people as we can from the dangers that still exist today from asbestos exposure. The asbestos safety and asbestos abatement services we provide, serve to help identify asbestos when it exists in the workplace and the necessary actions to prevent harm to health.

We provide advice and guidance on the dangers of incorrect asbestos removal and disposal and guidance on compliance with all current asbestos regulations for building owners, employers and contractors coming into contact with asbestos in the course of their work.

Fully Accredited Experts

Our team has the know-how and expertise required to provide expert assistance in matters relating to asbestos management and asbestos removal and this is backed by the appropriate accreditations. At OHSS, we are accredited to ISO17020 (relating to asbestos surveys & risk assessments) and ISO17025 (governing asbestos analysis in bulk materials).

The services we offer cover the following:

  • Asbestos Exposure Monitoring - collecting samples of air when employees are working in hazardous working environments

  • Asbestos Surveying - undertaking surveys in buildings and analysing what we find in line with all current asbestos regulations

  • Asbestos Fibre Monitoring - monitoring sites to ensure fibre levels are kept within guidelines

  • Asbestos Risk Assessment - Working closely with architects, facilities managers and other professionals to reduce the risk asbestos poses to health

  • Asbestos Removal Guidance - Providing guidance on how to remove asbestos safely and minimise the risk of exposure

Encountered Asbestos in Your Premises? Call the Experts Now!

If you come across asbestos in your premises, the most important thing to do is nothing - yourself. Asbestos is by far the biggest workplace killer and when you encounter it during any construction or renovation works, you should call the experts right away before any work is carried out.

If you’d like to know more about anything discussed here or you’d like to know more about what OHSS does in the field of occupational hygiene, visit our website www.ohss.ie. Alternatively, for advice about  something specific, call our team now on (01) 6905907 and they’ll help you in any way they can.