OUR ASBESTOS-CONSULTANTS.IE WEBSITE WENT LIVE

This entry was posted on 10 January, 2016.

In order to facilitate the access to relevant information, we decided to create a comprehensive website dedicated to the asbestos industry. We are pleased to inform that that the newasbestos-consultants.ie website went live last week.   The website is ... READ MORE



THE RISKS OF WORKING WITH AN UNAUTHORISED COMPANY

This entry was posted on 09 January, 2016.

Asbestos abatement is very important and has to be done by an authorised company that can offer site clearance before the building can be used again. On the market there are plenty of companies offering such services, but those that operate at low costs present ... READ MORE



ASBESTOS IN SCHOOLS

This entry was posted on 08 January, 2016.

The presence of asbestos in a large number of buildings’ structures is an unfortunate reality. We have talked previously about the potential dangers we may be subjected to by an asbestos presence in the home or at the workplace, but we must not forget that ... READ MORE



ASBESTOS IN BULK BUILDING MATERIALS: ANALYSIS AND IDENTIFICATION

This entry was posted on 07 January, 2016.

The first step in properly dealing with asbestos is identifying it. You cannot just ‘take a look’ and then say with certainty whether it contains asbestos or not. There are specialised laboratories that deal with this issue.   Called upon to ... READ MORE



TYPES OF EQUIPMENT REQUIRED IN THE ASBESTOS INDUSTRY

This entry was posted on 06 January, 2016.

For those who are unfamiliar with asbestos removal procedures, you might think that the methods used would be similar to construction or demolition work. However, it is not like this at all. When it comes to handling asbestos containing materials, the ... READ MORE



ABOUT THE ROLE OF THE INDEPENDENT ANALYST IN THE MATTER OF ASBESTOS

This entry was posted on 05 January, 2016.

Asbestos abatement is very important and in order to meet the latest requirements of the Health and Safety Authority in Ireland an independent analyst must follow strict guidelines for all asbestos sampling, analysis and clearance.   In the best ... READ MORE



ASBESTOS IN NUMBERS

This entry was posted on 04 January, 2016.

A lot of people seem to think that the reactions to the issues caused by asbestos are exaggerated, but unfortunately, it is not the case. Since 1989, when the HSA decided to imposeasbestos regulations in Ireland in order to protect workers that have to work ... READ MORE



THE CONNECTION BETWEEN 9/11 AND ASBESTOS

This entry was posted on 03 January, 2016.

11 September 2001 is a date that will remain forever in the history of humankind. Unfortunately, the tragedy that happened had collateral victims, too. The victims of 9/11 were not just the people in the planes and those in the World Trade Center, as many tend to ... READ MORE



SHOULD YOU BUY A HOUSE THAT HAS ASBESTOS COMPONENTS?

This entry was posted on 02 January, 2016.

We have encountered this question quite frequently lately and it is a really good one. We appreciate that people are aware of the danger and are gathering information on this.   Unfortunately there is a lot of information online suggesting that this is not ... READ MORE



ASBESTOSIS - CAUSE, SYMPTOMS & PREVENTION

This entry was posted on 01 January, 2016.

Asbestosis is an occupational lung disease. It is a chronic pneumoconiosis illness that affects parenchymal tissue, causing fibrosis or scarring.   Cause   As the name itself suggests it, this affection is closely related to Asbestos, ... READ MORE







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