Award-winning bathroom manufacturer, MyLife, appoints Richard Hunter as Environment and Health & Safety Coordinator in an important step to enhancing the safety of their dedicated workforce.
Richard will lead the enforcement of new health and safety procedures to identify any potential hazards and risks, taking strategic measures to mitigate them across all MyLife’s branches, which include their Ireland Headquarters in Newry, Co.Down, and regional branches in Wishaw and Hailsham.
As part of the new role, Richard will be responsible for delivering training programmes on safety protocols, regulations, and emergency procedures, to almost 100 MyLife employees, working closely with them to ensure everyone understands and most importantly, complies with his teachings. This training will significantly reduce the risk of accidents and injuries in the workplace.
With a combined warehouse space of 110,000 sq.ft, safety at these high footfall areas is critical to safeguard both employees and visitors. Richard will manage all safety signage on the premises and will perform regular checks on all safety equipment including the on-site defibrillator, fire extinguishers, forklifts, and pallet trucks.
Speaking of Richard’s appointment, CEO Andrew O’Brien said: “Health and safety regulations are constantly evolving and with Richard on board, MyLife can continue to offer a safer working environment for all. It’s a critical role within our Operations Department and we welcome his previous expertise and passion for the role”.
Richard brings a wealth of knowledge to the role and said “Today, the importance of health and safety cannot be overstated. It’s a crucial aspect of any workplace especially as MyLife continues to expand. Safety of the whole team is paramount and I’m proud to take on challenge”.
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