Michael Halwachs

1st January, 1970

Michael Halwachs

Michael Halwachs holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering and is heading for a Master’s degree in “risk prevention and disaster management” He also passed the certification “tunnel safety expert” from the Montanuniversität Leoben. He has been working several years in the mining industry and since 2016 he is working at PORR group as the Head of Tunnel Safety & Security. Since 2010 he has been a lecturer at universities and guest lecturer at the fire-fighting school of Burgenland. Michael is a Section Commander at the Adminstrative District of Oberwart (8 fire brigades with 531 members, Rank: Major), and the Liaison Officer for International Civil Protection Missions – Regional Fire Brigade Association.

Michael is an active member of:

ITA WG 5 (Health & Safety)

Austrian Research Association for Roads, Railways and Transport

Austrian Fire Brigade Association WG 4.4 Traffic infrastructure

CEN/ISO/Austrian Standards (CEN/TC 151 WG4 – TBM)

Austrian Armed Forces – Armaments and Defence Technology

Agency (NBC & environmental protection technology division)


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