Compliance Manager joins Beechwood Trees.
We are pleased to welcome Jim Pennington to the management team here at Beechwood Trees and Landscapes Ltd.
Jim will be taking the role of compliance manager with the company and will continue to develop and make our health, safety, environmental and quality systems more robust, to ensure the welfare of our employees, clients and stakeholders.
Jim has been working in the industry for well over a decade after working for 7 years for the Woodland Trust.
He is a qualified climber, surveyor and tree inspector and has spent the majority of his career working in safety and compliance.
Jim has also specialised in Electrical Utility Arboriculture working on contracts for some of the UK’s largest District Network Operators tree and vegetation management contracts which include Scottish Power Energy Networks, EON Central Networks, Western Power Distribution and National Grid.
“We are very pleased with the new appointment of Jim, who has joined us in order to oversee safety and compliance here at Beechwood and to ensure we are keeping up with industry standards as we continue to grow.” Said Simon Rotheram – Company Managing Director.
As tree surgeons and arborists we work within a very high risk industry: “During the last 10 years 24 tree surgeons/arborists have been killed during tree work and nearly 1,400 have suffered an injury. ” Source: HSE Website
Key concerns for tree surgeons are:
As many of our followers already know we take compliance very seriously at Beechwood Trees and Landscapes Ltd, for more information please visit the compliance section on our website.