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David Wright

David is a Chartered Occupational Hygienist employed by ESG as the Occupational Hygiene Team Leader at East Kilbride. He is also actively involved in the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS).David trained as an Industrial Chemist, passing the BOHS Certificate in 1995 and the diploma in 2002, winning the award for best candidate. He has worked in an occupational hygiene role for over 25 years, first for British Railways, before moving into various Occupational Health companies and finally starting with ESG in March 2014. Providing a full Occupational Hygiene Consultancy service to a wide variety of industries, a key part of the role is to advise on controls and provide solutions to problems of exposures likely to be damaging to health. As part of an MSc completed in 2010 with merit, he carried out research into the cumulative effects of Vibration exposure and the risk to health. He was also a guest lecturer at Glasgow University medical faculty introducing the subject of HAVS.

Recent Posts

Getting to Grips with HAVS

Posted by David Wright on 26-Apr-2017 12:14:24

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), also known as Vibration White Finger, is a condition triggered by long-term continuous use of vibrating hand-held machinery. Over time, the condition can leave a tingling or numbness in the fingers, a sensitivity to cold weather, or even loss of manual dexterity.

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Topics: Health & Safety, Rail, Occupational Hygiene, HAVS