Occupational Health and Safety Consultancy - Asbestos

This entry was posted on 13 August, 2017.

For many years, asbestos was used as a building material as it was unknown the dangers  asbestos poised to human health. Today many homes and buildings in Ireland still have asbestos within them.   Asbestos - In its natural state, and left ... READ MORE



The Many Hazards of Asbestos

This entry was posted on 09 August, 2017.

When it comes to this asbestos, there are some common misconceptions which can actually be dangerous considering the dangerous nature of the material we are dealing with.   Where is it found? - Before the 1980s, asbestos was widely used as insulation in ... READ MORE



How to Deal with Asbestos in Ireland

This entry was posted on 04 August, 2017.

According to recent UK figures, it’s thought that around 2,000 lung cancer deaths each year can be  attributed to prolonged asbestos exposure.  The dangers of asbestos was unknown for decades, and during this time many builders, homeowners, and ... READ MORE



Asbestos Awareness Training in Ireland

This entry was posted on 04 July, 2017.

Whenever there is a likelihood that employees may come into contact with asbestos in the course of their work it is advised that they receive asbestos awareness training. This training should be provided by professionals to ensure employees are aware of the ... READ MORE



Asbestos removal contractors in Ireland

This entry was posted on 03 July, 2017.

Before its hazardous nature became known, asbestos had been a widely used material in construction. Its use in building materials and household products has since been prohibited. Unfortunately, asbestos-containing materials predating these regulations are still ... READ MORE



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







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