Asbestos Issues In Ireland

This entry was posted on 14 April, 2016.

Asbestos continues to be a problem in Ireland. It was mainly used in the 1960s through the 1980s. It was phased out with laws passed in 1994 and 1998, but a complete ban wasn’t enacted until 2004. Asbestos was found in a school in Antrim during routine ... READ MORE



About Asbestos Awareness Training

This entry was posted on 08 April, 2016.

Asbestos is one of the most devastating occupational hazards of all time. And despite this undisputed fact, many organisations and employers have failed to recognise and identify asbestos materials in the workplace. This puts workers, as well as building occupants ... READ MORE



Chemical Safety and Beyond

This entry was posted on 07 April, 2016.

Chemicals are a part of everyday life, whether used in your home or work environments. From cleaners and solvents, to corrosives and numerous other substances, many chemicals pose a risk to the handler. Taking the proper precautions with hazardous materials is ... READ MORE



Asbestos Regulations in 2016

This entry was posted on 07 April, 2016.

As of the turn of the century, the use, re-use, or sale of asbestos containing materials and product has been prohibited in Ireland. However, as so many materials containing asbestos have already been installed or have been in use prior to the regulations, a lot ... READ MORE



Safety Consultants in Dublin

This entry was posted on 06 April, 2016.

When safety issues arise, having a plan in place is the key to handling the situation in a safe and effective manner. A safety consultant has extensive knowledge about a wide variety of safety issues in many environments. They will inspect workplaces and evaluate ... READ MORE



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







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