David Allan (C.Sci, C.Chem, MRSC, CMIOSH, MCQI, CQP)
is the Quality Health & Safety Manager for Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical Ltd, based at Hamilton, with offices and laboratories in Aberdeen, Airdrie, Birmingham and Chesham.
David was the Chairman of the British Drilling Association, BDA, 2008 – 10, and is the current Chairman of the BDA’s Standards, Technical, Health & Safety Committee and has chaired and sat on BDA working parties producing guidance for the land drilling industry. He is currently working with the Coal Authority, HSE and BDA writing Industry guidance on dangers from hazardous gases associated with coal measures and editing and updating the BDA’s Health & Safety Manual.
David is also a safety lecturer on the BDA’s Apprentice Scheme, a RoSPA trained manual handling instructor and risk assessor and a United Kingdom Accreditation Service Technical Quality Auditor, of Materials Testing Laboratories.
David has worked in the construction industry for the over 20 years with the previous 16 years in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.