Tim has over 25 years of experience in the field of noise and vibration, mostly in the investigation and prevention of occupational exposures associated with ill health.
With the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as HM Principal Specialist Inspector (Noise & Vibration), Tim developed HSE’s technical policies on noise, hand-arm vibration and whole-body vibration, with lead responsibility for the topic of noise. Developed HSE guidance, regulations, and benchmarks for good practice on control of risks. Supported HSE inspection, investigation and enforcement as a specialist investigator and expert witness.
Earlier experience in HSE’s research division, providing research and scientific/technical support, measurement/analysis of occupational exposures and development of measurement/analysis techniques. Further experience across a range of architectural, environmental and occupational acoustics projects.
Experience of International (ISO) and European (CEN) Standards making as UK-nominated expert to various working groups dealing with occupational noise.