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Bill Halkett


Consultant Occupational Hygienist

Principal industry experience:

Rail, foundries, engineering, power stations, construction, fabrication

I have over 30 years of experience in the assessment and control of occupational health risks. During my career, I have carried out more than 500 noise, vibration and dust exposure surveys in a variety of settings and across a range of industries that includes everything from foundries to food premises but my real specialism is the railway and transport sector.

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Bill has helped organisations assess and control their occupational health risks for over 30 years.

During his long and varied career, Bill has carried out more than 500 noise, vibration and dust exposure surveys for a variety range of industries that includes foundries, food production, engineering, power stations, construction, quarries, hospitals and metal processing.  Having spent 13 years in different technical roles at British Rail Scientific Services, Bill offers a great deal of specialist expertise in the rail and transport infrastructure sectors.

When working within industry, Bill regularly prepares COSHH assessments and carries out atmospheric monitoring exercises for hazardous substances in a variety of industrial processes.  Bill has also prepared numerous reports for use in legal proceedings including the quantification of exposures to occupational health risks and on the measures that should have been taken to control these risks.  Bill has also carried out noise assessments in numerous industries.

Bill’s practical experience is backed up by an impressive list of academic qualifications.  He is a graduate of both Glasgow University and the Royal Institute of Chemistry and also holds a Certificate in Operational Competence in Occupational Hygiene as well as remaining a Licentiate Member of the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS).

If you would like to find out more about Bill’s expertise, please download a copy of his CV.

If you would like to speak to Bill you can call him on 01302 554944 or email him at billhalkett@pragmaandassociates.co.uk.

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