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Specialist consultant Dr Mark Piney

Mobile: 07806 468 590

Email: mark@pineyconsulting.co.uk

Piney Consulting Ltd is owned and run by Dr Mark Piney. Mark is a highly experienced, independent professional occupational hygienist. A former HM Principal Specialist Inspector with the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Mark is semi-retired from professional occupational hygiene work. He runs  the BOHS-Endorsed Course ”Practical Management of Local Exhaust Ventilation Controls”, for HSE’s Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) - link

Mark spent 22 years with the HSE doing investigations, inspections and audits, leading and managing several national projects, commissioning research and writing guidance (See Further Information). He also planned, and regularly ran training for operational, and specialist inspectors.

Mark has special expertise in developing exposure control measures, particularly the practical design and management of Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) controls. He was the lead author of HSE’s new LEV guidance (see herehere & here) and the originator of the HSL LEV Demonstration Model. He developed and runs the BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society) one-day course for employers, “Practical Management of LEV controls” (See here for BOHS).

In April 2015, Mark, with Kate Jones and John Cocker won the BOHS Thomas Bedford Memorial Prize for the best paper in the Annals of Occupational Hygiene in the last two years. See “About” page for a summary of other occupational hygiene prizes.

John Cocker, myself, Kate Jones and Adrian Hirst (BOHS President)