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Health and Safety Authority Malcolm Doak - MSc, PGeo, EurGeol

Detailed Description

Malcolm Doak MSc. PGeo EurGeol. SiLC. Malcolm Doak is an Inspector at the Health and Safety Authority, Ireland. Working on REACH Chemicals, their restriction/ authorisation, and the environmental risk assessment aspects for their safe use in the EU. Appointed July 2020 to the European Chemicals Agency's (ECHA) Risk Assessment Committee [RAC] in Helsinki set up under REACH. Significant experience of managing and specifying site investigations at pharmaceutical sites to quantify historical releases of hazardous chemicals into water/soil, and ultimately to determine the environmental damage to the receiving environment, and cleanup required. All coincident with the processes used under REACH Chemical Safety Assessment to estimate human health exposure risks and releases to the environment, and hence provide a better understanding of the Chemical Safety Reports (CSR) being presented to the ECHA RAC Meetings. Up to 2014, Malcolm spent several years as a consultant in RSK, RPS, and URS in contaminated land and EHS projects at pharmaceutical PPC facilities, at hazardous waste transfer stations, and at municipal landfills. During 2000 to 2005, and in 2012/14 Malcolm was an environmental regulator with the Irish EPA and the UK Environment Agency. At EPA he was a national representative on the EU Waste BREF note, the IMPEL Common Forum. He has published many papers on the risk-based approach to contaminated land in Ireland, and on the remote sensing of illegal landfills in Northern Ireland. He teaches on aspects of contaminated land for Trinity College Dublin to post-graduate environmental engineers. He is a Hydrogeologist with an MSc awarded in 1995, and attained SiLC in 2008 while with RSK. Organisation: Health and Safety Authority

Organisation: Health and Safety Authority, Ireland

Member of: IGI, EurGeol

Contact Details

Health and Safety Authority
Metropolitan Building
James Joyce Street
D01 K0Y8

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