Asbestos hazards

This entry was posted on 01 July, 2017.

Asbestos is a natural mineral made up of many small fibres. For several decades, asbestos was widely used in building materials and various products, mainly for its good insulation and fire-resisting properties. However, asbestos has since been revealed to produce ... READ MORE



OHSS - The Importance of ATAC Accreditation with Asbestos Contractors

This entry was posted on 22 June, 2017.

If you are in the position of requiring assistance from a registered asbestos abatement consultancy, then choosing the right company is vital. When dealing with a material as deadly as asbestos, you need to know that you and your employees are in the best possible ... READ MORE



ACM Management and Abatement Guidelines From the Health and Safety Authority

This entry was posted on 20 June, 2017.

When dealing with Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM), it is imperative that the guidelines set down for its safe removal and disposal are followed to the letter. Failure to do this when asbestos is found to be present, puts everyone in the vicinity in grave ... READ MORE



Asbestos Safety in Ireland

This entry was posted on 16 June, 2017.

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, made up of long thin fibres, and can release millions of airborne particles if disturbed. Asbestos can prove extremely dangerous if ingested into the body, since it highly increases the risk of various life-threatening ... READ MORE



Asbestos Surveys in Dublin

This entry was posted on 12 June, 2017.

Asbestos, if present in a property, represents a significant danger to anyone in the vicinity. Once believed to be the most useful material in the construction industry due to its resistance to high temperatures, it is now known to cause life-threatening illnesses ... READ MORE



Asbestos Companies in Ireland

This entry was posted on 22 May, 2017.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we understand our responsibility to the people and businesses of Ireland to provide vital education in the issues presented by the presence of asbestos. Asbestos represents a very real danger to anyone in the vicinity when ... READ MORE



Let the professionals remove asbestos

This entry was posted on 16 May, 2017.

If you plan to renovate your home, there are a lot of factors to consider. There’s the cost, the materials and the logistics, to name but a few. However, probably the most important element often gets forgotten. The work that it is involved in a renovation ... READ MORE



Avoiding the Dangers of Asbestos Dust

This entry was posted on 11 May, 2017.

Up until the year 2000, asbestos was still being used in the Irish construction industry, so it stands to reason that there is an awful lot of this hazardous material still in existence in homes and business premises across Ireland. The moment you move or ... READ MORE



The Importance of Air monitoring on Construction Sites

This entry was posted on 01 May, 2017.

Despite it being banned from use since 2000, asbestos is still frequently encountered during demolition and renovation works. Once believed to be the most useful and versatile material in the industry, due to its ability to resist high temperatures, it was later ... READ MORE



Asbestos Awareness Training For Construction Workers

This entry was posted on 18 April, 2017.

Due to the hazards encountered when dealing with asbestos being so severe, there are laws in place that dictate that anyone coming into contact with or being in the vicinity of the material, needs to be given training in how to keep themselves and their colleagues ... READ MORE







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