Asbestos Awareness in 2018

This entry was posted on 02 January, 2018.

There are stringent laws in place in Ireland that requires any employee that could come into contact with asbestos in the course of their work, to receive training to protect themselves and their colleagues. At OHSS Safety Consultants, we are THE most experienced ... READ MORE



Be Asbestos Aware in 2018 – Have Professional Training

This entry was posted on 21 December, 2017.

The law in Ireland requires that employees who are likely to become exposed to asbestos in the course of their daily work are given adequate training in how to safely deal with it if they do. At OHSS Safety Consultants, we are, amongst other numerous occupational ... READ MORE



What exactly is Occupational Hygiene?

This entry was posted on 11 December, 2017.

At OHSS Safety Consultants, we are well known for our expertise in safe asbestos removal and management, but we do much more besides. Since 2001, we have been delivering Occupational Hygiene Services to clients across Ireland. It’s a term most people will ... READ MORE



Chrysotile and The Dangers It Represents

This entry was posted on 16 November, 2017.

The umbrella term of ‘asbestos’ actually covers 6 different types of material. They include amosite, tremolite, actinolite, crocidolite, anthophyllite and the subject of this article, chrysotile. Though you might not have heard this name before, you ... READ MORE



The Importance of Air Monitoring on Construction Site in Ireland

This entry was posted on 10 November, 2017.

The use of Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs) was banned at the end of the 20th century due to the threat that it posed to health. This however, was after 5 decades of widespread use in the construction industry, which means that it is still present in a large ... READ MORE



Let the Professionals Remove Asbestos in Dublin

This entry was posted on 08 November, 2017.

In the construction industry in Ireland today, there are tight asbestos regulations to protect the safety of all those the come into contact with the material that is known to cause a particularly virulent form of lung cancer. Asbestos removal requires a lot of ... READ MORE



Products Containing Asbestos Fibers and The Dangers they Represent

This entry was posted on 06 November, 2017.

Many of us logically think that as asbestos is such a toxic substance that its use has been completely banned, but in truth the material known for its durability and heat resistance is still used in a number of products.There are many asbestos abatement companies ... READ MORE



Do Asbestos Pipes Present A Health Risk?

This entry was posted on 02 November, 2017.

Professional companies have long since been involved with asbestos removal and disposal, as the substance is extremely hazardous to health and is one that requires special handling when it is encountered. Believe it or not, nearly 10% of Ireland’s water ... READ MORE



OHSS - Experts in Dealing with Asbestos

This entry was posted on 25 October, 2017.

Asbestos represents a very real danger to those in close proximity to it, as when it’s disturbed, harmful fibres can become released into the air. When inhaled, these fibres are a known cause of mesothelioma, a very aggressive form of lung cancer that often ... READ MORE



Accredited Asbestos Removal Services in Dublin

This entry was posted on 20 October, 2017.

Asbestos We have over 15 years experience in the field of occupational health and safety and part of our work involves dealing with the hazardous material that is asbestos. Following protocol when dealing with this known carcinogen is imperative as any ... READ MORE







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