NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunter Roberts Construction Group (Hunter Roberts) is pleased to announce the firm has promoted Shane Skennonto, formerly Safety Director of the Philadelphia office, to Director of Safety. In this new role, Shane will oversee company-wide health and safety initiatives in Hunter Roberts' New York, Newark, and Philadelphia offices, as well as on jobsites in the surrounding counties and states.
As Director of Safety, Shane will provide leadership to Hunter Roberts' Incident and Injury Free (IIF) Safety Program, utilize innovative solutions to proactively stem incidents before they occur, implement safety and educational training programs to each Hunter Roberts' team member, and develop best practices to reduce injury risk and raise safety awareness. Shane will serve as Chairperson of the Safety Committee, a role in which he will mentor safety leaders throughout the company and be responsible for recruiting and training all lead safety staff.
Shane previously served as Safety Director at the Philadelphia office, where he implemented Hunter Roberts' Corporate Safety, Health and Environmental Program and Procedures and the approved Accident Prevention Plan (APP). He has experience monitoring subcontractors to guarantee corporate safety standards and administering all phases of the company-wide and project-specific safety, security, environmental protection, and industrial hygiene programs.
"Shane has been with Hunter Roberts for 10 years, making him an asset to our company," said James C. McKenna, President and Chief Executive Officer. "He always dedicates his time to ensuring the safety of our workers."
Shane has over 16 years of experience in the safety industry. Prior to his employment with Hunter Roberts, he worked as the Senior Health and Safety Specialist for Sunoco, Inc., where he coordinated contractor safety training and verification to meet standards, managed on-site safety equipment vendors for multiple locations, and implemented training programs. He also managed the night shift safety effort of 20 safety professionals for a $500 million capital construction project.
SOURCE Hunter Roberts Construction Group