Lee Carmody has been appointed group health and safety manager at engineering and rail infrastructure company, Spencer Group.
The promotion comes following Carmody’s initial three month period with the business as a risk advisor. Lee has 20 years’ experience of the rail and civil engineering industries. He has been appointed to co-ordinate best practice across the business.
‘Spencer Group has a reputation for striving for excellence in everything it does. There are no half measures and I am very pleased to have been appointed to this role,’ says Lee. ‘Almost on a weekly basis, Spencer Group becomes bigger and stronger. My role is about taking the excellent work which is being done in different areas of the business and embedding it across everything we do.
‘There can be no corners cut when it comes to health and safety in the industries which Spencer operates in and I am confident in saying that it is the number one key performance indicator for the business already. In the coming weeks I will be reinforcing the message that everyone within the business must get behind what we are trying to achieve.’
Lee Carmody started his career working for British Rail, later gaining experience in rail maintenance and renewals for infrastructure companies. Most recently he worked for Hewlett Construction Group and before that GrantRail Ltd.
Often acting as the point of contact for day-to-day advice and assistance, Mr Carmody has a prodigious track record in championing safety improvement. He has extensive experience in accident and incident investigations.
Mr Carmody is a member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM), the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.