Health and Safety Authority Asbestos Guidelines

This entry was posted on 02 September, 2016.

The Health and Safety Authority has many guidelines to protect people from the dangers of asbestos. Some of these guidelines pertain to Risk Assessment of Asbestos Containing Materials. All employers, including those that are self-employed, must identify any ... READ MORE

Building Sites Thought to be Contaminated With Asbestos

This entry was posted on 01 September, 2016.

One of the latest Asbestos news stories in Ireland involves the Ballinclare Quarry in Wicklow. Testing at the Ballinclare Quarry last month revealed the presence of asbestos in rock from the quarry. While asbestos is generally thought of as a man-made problem, the ... READ MORE

Chemical Safety in Dublin: What Employers Need to Know

This entry was posted on 31 August, 2016.

Many businesses, especially those involved in manufacturing, have chemicals that can pose health risks to employees. There are a few different types of chemicals that you should be aware of, so you can keep your employees safe. Some chemicals are brought into ... READ MORE

Asbestos Removal on Construction Sites

This entry was posted on 23 August, 2016.

If you work in the construction industry, it is important for you to understand the process of remove asbestos from a construction site and the importance of adhering to this process. Asbestos is a dangerous substance, especially after it is removed or ... READ MORE

Asbestos Found at Bonfire Site

This entry was posted on 12 August, 2016.

Asbestos was recently found at the Co Tyrone bonfire site. It was being stored for an Eleventh Night bonfire. Asbestos is an extremely hazardous material, and there are strict regulations regarding the disposal of the material. Burning the asbestos would ... READ MORE

Asbestos Companies and Their Duty in Ireland in 2016

This entry was posted on 22 July, 2016.

Asbestos companies have a duty and responsibility to help the people of Ireland manage the problem of asbestos. They do this in a few ways. Education Asbestos companies must educate others in the dangers of asbestos. People also need to know how to identify ... READ MORE

The Importance of Safety Consultants in Dublin

This entry was posted on 13 July, 2016.

You have a legal and moral obligation to protect your employees. While some occupations are more risky than others, all companies can benefit from the services of a safety consultant. While the health and safety of your employees should be first and foremost on ... READ MORE

Asbestos in Northern Ireland - Over 70% of Housing Executive Properties Contain Asbestos

This entry was posted on 06 July, 2016.

Over 70% of the Housing Executive Properties in Northern Ireland contain asbestos. It only poses a danger if it is compromised or disturbed. However, 4,000 people die from asbestos related diseases across the U.K. every year, so it is a threat that should be taken ... READ MORE

Safety Training at OHSS Ireland

This entry was posted on 01 July, 2016.

Here at OHSS we offer several different training programs designed around asbestos safety. We have programs designed for those who are planning to handle asbestos on a regular basis. We also have training program designed for those who may come into contact with ... READ MORE

Occupational Health and Safety

This entry was posted on 28 June, 2016.

As an employer, it is your job to keep your employees safe. This can be a daunting prospect, especially considering all your other responsibilities. We offer training and consultancy programs that can help keep your employees safe.What Is Occupational Health and ... READ MORE

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