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Dr. Martin Gibson

Principal Specialist Inspector (Occupational Hygiene) HSE

Dr. Martin Gibson has worked for HSE since 1986 and has been involved in much of HSE’s work on asbestos over the last 15 years, including the development of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (2006 and 2012) and the associated Approved Codes of Practice; and also on the production of technical guidance on asbestos such as the Licensed Contractors’ Guide (HSG 247), the Analyst’s Guide (HSG 248) and the Survey Guide (HSG 264).

Dr. Gibson was a member for the Senior Labour Inspectors’ Committee (SLIC) which investigated the hazards causes by asbestos at work in 2000 and a member of the SLIC steering group which produced a guide to  best practice on asbestos in 2006 for the European Commission.

He frequently produces Expert Witness statements and reports in the enforcement of the Control of Asbestos Regulations and is also an experienced speaker at conferences, seminars and training events on asbestos issues.