Occupational Hygienist

ALAN SPARKS

OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENIST

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Diploma of Applied Science (Biological Techniques) - T.A.F.E. Sydney
  • OHS General Construction Induction (White Card)
  • Mines Rescue Pty Ltd – Confined Space
  • Asbestos Assessor NSW (Lic LAA000190)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (MAIOH)
  • Australian Acoustical Society (M.A.A.S.)
  • National Association of Testing Authorities – Counter, Identifier and Signatory

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Mr Sparks is an Occupational Hygiene consultant with over twenty years’ experience in the field of occupational hygiene, and health and safety consulting. Prior to joining Hibbs & Associates Pty Ltd in 2002, he held positions with the National Acoustic Laboratories consulting division, Royal Australian Navy and WorkSafe Australia. Mr Sparks has significant experience in conducting occupational hygiene assessments over a broad range of domestic, industrial, commercial and DoD sites. Skills and assessment competencies include:

Conducting occupational hygiene exposure assessments with respect to:

  • Noise (Occupational & Environmental)
  • Vibration (HAV, WBV)
  • Dusts (inhalable, respirable)
  • Gases (e.g. confined space assessments/monitoring)
  • VOCs
  • Heat Stress

Mr Sparks is also experienced in conducting:

  • Lighting assessments
  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessments
  • Manual handling assessments Hazardous building materials audits/assessments