Chris Swainston is currently the principal geo-environmental engineer for Geotechnics Limited based in Coventry. He has been in the industry for over 20 years with specialisms in contaminated land, asbestos and site investigation. He is a member of the AGS contaminated land working group, BGS contaminated land group, SoBRA, and chair of the BSI EH/4 soil quality committee, responsible for (amongst other standards) BS10175. He is a Chartered Geologist as well as being a CGeol/CSci scrutineer and mentor. He has been involved in many interesting site investigations over the years including Buncefield Oil Depot, Prospect Park, the Millennium Site and Sandridge. Current duties at Geotechnics Limited also include responsibility for ISO9001, ISO14001 and in-house training.
AGS cover systems update
Exploring the need for updating the AGS cover systems document in light of changes in the understanding and application of exposure pathways and methodology.
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