Occupational hygiene is about the understanding of potential hazards and risks in the workplace, evaluating the associated levels of risk and putting plans in place to control potential health hazards to ensure worker health and well-being is protected.
There are many aspects to occupational hygiene services, and today the most important work we do is in determining and estimating potential or actual exposures to hazards. We provide qualified services in the following areas:
OHSS was established in 2001 as an Occupational Health and Safety consultancy. Founder Paul Foran has extensive experience in the field, both as a consultant and as a former Inspector with the Health & Safety Authority (www.hsa.ie), where he formulated policy and legislation.
Our mission is to be
Before it was banned at the end of the 1990s, asbestos had been one of the most widely used construction materials around. The lack of asbestos regulations at the time resulted in thousands of workmen and DIY-ers being exposed repeatedly to...
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