Asbestos News in Ireland

This entry was posted on 04 April, 2016.

In Ireland, with the ongoing threat of asbestos exposure within buildings constructed prior to the ban in 1999, illegal dumping of old and damaged asbestos containing materials is also a rising concern. In many instances, when companies are uneducated about these ... READ MORE



Products That Contain Asbestos Fibers

This entry was posted on 03 April, 2016.

Asbestos fibres are extremely versatile, durable, heat resistant, and nearly indestructible. Because of this, asbestos fibres have often been combined with many other materials for different industrial, automotive, and building products. It has also been used in ... READ MORE



Health and Safety at Work

This entry was posted on 01 April, 2016.

As the younger generations enter the workforce in larger and larger numbers, some companies fear the added burden of youthful employees. In a recent report by HSE, this concern is highlighted by the pattern of avoidance in hiring inexperienced workers. In ... READ MORE



Its 2016 & Asbestos Exposure Remains a Serious Health Risk

This entry was posted on 11 January, 2016.

Asbestos is a mineral that was once used for insulating materials, and was considered to be strong, heat resistant, and very effective. This why many industrial and commercial buildings have used them in their construction for decades. However, this was before it ... READ MORE



Occupational Health and Safety Courses

This entry was posted on 11 January, 2016.

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



OUR ASBESTOS-CONSULTANTS.IE WEBSITE WENT LIVE

This entry was posted on 10 January, 2016.

In order to facilitate the access to relevant information, we decided to create a comprehensive website dedicated to the asbestos industry. We are pleased to inform that that the newasbestos-consultants.ie website went live last week.   The website is ... READ MORE



THE RISKS OF WORKING WITH AN UNAUTHORISED COMPANY

This entry was posted on 09 January, 2016.

Asbestos abatement is very important and has to be done by an authorised company that can offer site clearance before the building can be used again. On the market there are plenty of companies offering such services, but those that operate at low costs present ... READ MORE



ASBESTOS IN SCHOOLS

This entry was posted on 08 January, 2016.

The presence of asbestos in a large number of buildings’ structures is an unfortunate reality. We have talked previously about the potential dangers we may be subjected to by an asbestos presence in the home or at the workplace, but we must not forget that ... READ MORE



ASBESTOS IN BULK BUILDING MATERIALS: ANALYSIS AND IDENTIFICATION

This entry was posted on 07 January, 2016.

The first step in properly dealing with asbestos is identifying it. You cannot just ‘take a look’ and then say with certainty whether it contains asbestos or not. There are specialised laboratories that deal with this issue.   Called upon to ... READ MORE



TYPES OF EQUIPMENT REQUIRED IN THE ASBESTOS INDUSTRY

This entry was posted on 06 January, 2016.

For those who are unfamiliar with asbestos removal procedures, you might think that the methods used would be similar to construction or demolition work. However, it is not like this at all. When it comes to handling asbestos containing materials, the ... READ MORE







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