Event overview

RSK was commissioned by the Scottish Government following the Gorebridge incident to investigate the prevalence of carbon dioxide and other emissions from disused mineral mines and the consequences for residential buildings. 

This webinar, delivered by the author of the RSK’s research report, covers the background to this issue and present some of the key findings of the report, including implications for the planning and development process.  

Webinar recording:

Speaker: Tom Henman, Director - Geosciences, RSK

Dr. Tom Henman has over 20 years’ experience of contaminated land assessment and remediation, gained in both consultancy and for a problem-holder. He is a Director based in RSK’s Glasgow office and is also responsible for leading technical quality within RSK’s 200- strong Geosciences business. Tom is a Chartered Chemist and a Chartered Scientist. He is also a registered Specialist in Land Condition (SiLC), a Suitably Qualified and experienced Person (SQP) under the National Quality Mark Scheme (NQMS) and a SiLC assessor. He has a keen interest in developing and promoting technical excellence and has been actively involved in industry initiatives led by AGS, CIRIA and CL:AIRE furthering the development of industry standards. He has represented the environmental consultancy sector on the Scottish Government Contaminated Land Advisory Group. Tom has collaborated with a number of universities, including the University of Strathclyde and the University of West of Scotland amongst others, on innovative research projects, co-authoring research papers.