Chemical Safety on Construction Sites

This entry was posted on 31 January, 2017.

Chemical safety is an important consideration on construction sites. There are also many hazards that may not be obvious, but they can still present a health hazard if they aren’t handled properly. Chemical Safety There are many chemicals that can pose a ... READ MORE

Asbestosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

This entry was posted on 27 January, 2017.

Asbestosis is a chronic lung condition that is caused by inhaling asbestos fibres. Over time, breathing in asbestos fibres can cause scarring of lung tissue and shortness of breath. Asbestosis doesn’t show up until many years after exposure has begun. ... READ MORE

Air Quality Monitoring in Dublin

This entry was posted on 25 January, 2017.

The air quality in Dublin is monitored once every hour, so you can get up to date information on the quality of the air you are breathing. A reading between 1-3 means the air quality is very good, and a reading of 10 means that the air is very poor. Short Term ... READ MORE

Asbestos News in 2017

This entry was posted on 15 January, 2017.

The number of deaths caused by asbestos continues to climb. They are expected to hit a new record over the next few years as more and more people succumb to diseases caused by exposure to asbestos. Unfortunately, experts expect the danger level to remain high ... READ MORE

Overlooked Health and Safety Issues on Construction Sites

This entry was posted on 03 January, 2017.

Construction sites have lots of potential hazards. However, you can greatly reduce the risks to yourself and your employees by being aware of potential health and safety issues on construction sites, and knowing what you can do to minimise or eliminate these ... READ MORE

4 Tips to Help You Avoid Asbestos Exposure

This entry was posted on 21 December, 2016.

Asbestos is a dangerous substance when it is disturbed, because it releases the fibres into the air. It can cause many health problems, including Mesothelioma and lung cancer. There are things you should know so that you can avoid asbestos exposure. Don’t ... READ MORE

Asbestos – Understand the basics and know the Risks

This entry was posted on 19 December, 2016.

Asbestos is a natural mineral that contains small fibres that are hazardous to your health if they are inhaled. It was used for many decades before it was found to be a health risk, because of its fireproofing and insulating properties. It can still be found in ... READ MORE

OHSS Offers All Asbestos Related Services

This entry was posted on 13 December, 2016.

There are several steps involved in identifying and removing asbestos, and there are strict legal requirements to ensure that it is done safely and correctly. OHSS offers all asbestos related services, so we can meet all of your needs when it comes to safely ... READ MORE

Surveying for Asbestos in Premises and Risk Assessments

This entry was posted on 07 December, 2016.

OHSS is accredited to ISO 17020 and ISO 17025. These pertain to surveying for asbestos and risk assessments, and analysis of asbestos in bulk materials. These certifications allow us to perform surveys for asbestos in premises as well as risk ... READ MORE

OHSS in Action – Check out Our Case Studies

This entry was posted on 10 November, 2016.

OHSS case studies are specific cases where the use of OHSS services was beneficial to the client. Here are a few case studies to show you a few of the real life benefits of hiring OHSS. GlaxoSmithKline GlaxoSmithKline manufactures over the counter ... READ MORE

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