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What Does Asbestos Look Like?

Asbestos is a fibrous mineral that comes in different colors and takes different structural forms. Six types of asbestos became commonly used in the 20th century, though at least a hundred other asbestiform minerals are found in nature.
It is resistant to heat, electricity and chemical reaction. It fireproofs and strengthens, prevents chemical combustion and generally makes products

by 18/07/2016 Read more
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How we built this amazing Virtual Reality platform for an Oil and Gas client

Virtual reality is supposedly revolutionising the business world. But maybe you’re like one of the many professionals who are thinking…”REALLY???”
So, I thought it would be best to show you a brilliant example of how one of our clients,Tokheim, is using VR to create virtual worlds where their customers can not only design bespoke fuel

by 07/07/2016 Read more
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Asbestos in construction. What you need to know.

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was mined and incorporated into products to make them stronger and fireproof. It made products safer by preventing fire, but it unfortunately causes deadly health effects, including malignant mesothelioma and pulmonary disease.
The construction industry used asbestos more than any other industry by making thousands of products with asbestos. Other

by 16/06/2016 Read more

4 ways managers can prepare for pregnancy in the workplace

As a manager, pregnancy in the workplace can either seem like a big challenge or maybe it isn’t even on your radar; but it does mean having to make changes and preparations ahead of time. It means having to rethink your work environment, reassess how jobs are done, the office layout, delegation of tasks and

by 19/05/2016 Read more

Tech Excellence Awards 2016

A great night was had by all at the Tech Excellence awards in Dublin. The excitement was hard to contain for many as host Matt Cooper’s voice boomed through the dining room announcing the nominees…and then boom!…the winners.
 
Olive Learning were thrilled we could be there and show our support as one of

by 13/05/2016 Read more

In Construction? Here’s why you need online Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos is a highly toxic fibre which can cause severe illness including the rare and incurable cancer, mesothelioma. Asbestos fibres are most toxic in a powder form when they become airborne and can be inhaled. The thin needle like fibres embed themselves in the lungs and it is there that they wreak havoc on the

by 28/04/2016 Read more

Olive Group opens new office in India’s Technopark

Olive Group is pleased to announce that we have opened a new office in Kerala, India. The move is part of our ongoing expansion in the learning tech and rich-media sectors. Olive already employs more than 175 people worldwide and we will be creating additional roles in India in the areas of production, finance, service,

by 27/04/2016 Read more

How managers can solve the workplace claims epidemic

According to the Irish injuries Board the number of Personal injuries claims is increasing every year. The cost of claims has risen by 250% from €115 million in 2006 to just over €281 million in 2014.
The Injuries Board has reported that there were 17,132 new claims made in the first six months of 2015

by 19/04/2016 Read more

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