Gillies Associates Ltd

Environment, Health & Safety Consultants

Providing services since 1995

About us

Founded in 1995, Gillies Associates Limited is an independent consultancy offering professional services, advice and tailored solutions to meet Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) obligations.  Specialising in Occupational Hygiene – the Recognition, Assessment and Control of health risks in the workplace – and Environmental Management, we have worked for companies in a range of sectors and sizes, from SME’s to multi-nationals.  Our aim is to provide a cost-effective and high quality service to all our clients. We utilise a network of independent, professional associates to provide a multi-disciplinary team tailored to each situation.

The company was established by Principal consultant and Managing Director Andy Gillies. Andy is a senior Occupational Hygienist and Environmental consultant who has over 30 years of practical experience.  Following an extensive career in industry, first with the British Steel Corporation and then with The Dow Chemical Company (with a short spell as a consultant with Thomson Laboratories in-between), Andy has worked as an independent consultant since 1995. He has worked with clients from many sections of manufacturing industry and the service sectors, and has particular knowledge of the chemicals, engineering, pharmaceuticals, food processing and NHS sectors.  Andy holds MSc’s in both Occupational Hygiene and Environmental Management. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene of BOHS and is past President of the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) 2006-2007and an associate member with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).
Services we offer include:

  • Surveys and investigations – COSHH Assessments, Noise assessments, exposure monitoring, LEV testing, investigating cases of ill-health, advice on cost-effective control measures.
  • Managing EHS – management systems (ISO 18001, ISO 14001), developing procedures, internal audits, bespoke EHS training, legal compliance reviews.
  • REACH and CLP services – Business Impact Assessment, preparing dossiers for registration, developing Exposure Scenarios and extended SDS, Downstream User compliance.

Gillies Associates Limited is the only Occupational Hygiene consultancy in East Anglia listed in the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) Directory.

Gillies Associates Limited is an approved service provider under the UK Chemical Industries Association REACH Ready scheme.