Gillies Associates Ltd

Environment, Health & Safety Consultants

Providing services since 1995

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Controlling risks to an acceptable level is the most important part of EH&S management, whether they be risks to the health of people or the environment.
Gillies Associates Limited can assist in designing practical solutions to workplace exposure problems and environmental emissions. Our services include:

  • Evaluation of working practices and adequacy of existing control measures to reduce exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace
  • Application of COSHH Principles of Good Practice and recognised hierarchy of control to workplace exposure situations: elimination, substitution, engineering controls, administrative/procedural controls, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Review of applicability of best practice examples and proven technology to achieve effective control of exposures (e.g. COSHH Essentials, trade association guidelines)
  • Evaluation of Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) systems and recommendations on effective design and system specifications
  • Advice on simple noise control measures
  • Evaluation of PPE usage, and development of programmes for selection, use and maintenance
  • Assessment of compliance of existing plant with Best Available Techniques (BAT) for preventing or minimising releases to air, water and land from processes and installations subject to Environmental permitting
  • Implementation of a waste minimisation programme