Safety is everyone’s business and being safe in the workplace is everyone’s right. The construction sector is one area where that focus on safety requires particular attention given the inherent risks associated with construction sites and the nature of the work undertaken on them.
safety in construction webinar
In this complimentary webinar, Daracon Group Divisional Manager Plant and Transport Cory Hay joins an expert panel to explore some of the ways in which people, process and technology are coming together to realise continuous improvement in safety performance.
Cory Hay, Divisional Manager Plant and Transport, Daracon Group
Nakia Brewer, Technology and Solutions Manager, WesTrac
Factors contributing to safety risk in construction
Taking a top down and bottom up approach to managing risk
The role of equipment and technology in managing and mitigating risk
The importance of data collection and analysis to inform process and innovation
Practical examples of bringing people, process and technology together
Potential future directions for ongoing safety improvement
Meet the Panel
Cory is the Divisional Manager for Plant and Transport at Daracon Group, based in Newcastle (NSW). Prior to his role at Daracon, Cory managed plant at John Holland for over three years and before that he was an Operations Manager and Area Manager at Coates Hire.
With over 15 years’ consulting experience, Jenny has led some of Australia’s most respected mining, construction, engineering and manufacturing organisations through strategy development, safety culture change / change management, executive coaching and leadership development. A dynamic and engaging Senior Safety Consultant at Caterpillar, Jenny Krasny is a passionate facilitator and coach.
Nakia has been the Technology and Solutions Manager for WesTrac (NSW/ACT) since 2009. Nakia manages the sale, development, implementation and ongoing support of technology-enabled solutions for WesTrac customers, both in mining and construction industries. These solutions are geared at providing benefits to customers related to safety, sustainability and productivity.
Gaston started his career on the tools as an engineer back in 2003, working in Product Design and Field Engineering based roles before moving into various solutions-based roles at Caterpillar from 2011 to 2017. He then spent over three years at Hitachi working in business development and customer standards, before making the move to WesTrac in 2020. At WesTrac, Gaston manages various teams to ensure our customers are getting the best possible performance from their machinery.
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