New safety chief for Hewden
Construction plant hire firm Hewden has appointed former HSE inspector Jason McKenna as head of health and safety to improve the company’s safety record.
Mr McKenna joins the company from HM Courts & Tribunals Service, where he was head of health and safety. Before that, he was an inspector for the Health & Safety Executive.
In his new role, he is responsible for developing the Hewden’s strategic health and safety policies and procedures to eliminate injuries.
Mr McKenna said of his new job: “Working to maintain health and safety standards in some of the harshest and most hostile environments brings with it a range of challenges. Achieving the highest levels of safety performance requires participation from every employee. At Hewden every employee has the right to stop the job and find a safer way to work. We are upping our game in health and safety and I’m excited by the challenge.”
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This article was published on 15 Jun 2012 (last updated on 15 Jun 2012).