Five Star Carting provides enhanced safety initiative, hires safety manager to fortify its procedures policies and protocols
Five Star Carting hires safety manager, deploys state of the art camera system on fleet of trucks
By: Five Star Carting
NEW YORK - Dec. 20, 2018 - PRLog -- New York // Tactical PR Effective December 10th 2018, Ryan Barkan will serve as the safety manager for the New York and New Jersey region.
Mr. Barkan served 4 years on active duty status in the United States Navy onboard the U.S.S. George Washington, in the South Pacific. Ryan comes to us from the heating oil and propane industry. He served as the regional safety manager for the New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets.
In this new position, Ryan will oversee the onboarding as well as the implementation of several key safety programs.
As part of his responsibilities in this roll. Ryan will coordinate training and guidance programs focused on education and awareness.
All drivers and operations personal will be trained in the industry recognized Smith System® defensive driver training program. The Smith System is utilized by several fortune 500 corporations.
We will focus on technology that in turn will enhance our safety culture. We will utilize the feedback from these systems to better coach people on their behavior behind the wheel.
A key addition to help ensure the safety of our employees and the general public is the implementation of the onboard camera system 3rd eye.
This system will provide our trucks with 360° of camera coverage. Enabling us to monitor the vehicle and driver environment in real time. The technology will enable drivers to make better decisions behind the wheel and avoid potential hazards faced while operating in an urban environment.
With this forward thinking and extensive initiative, we believe this will lead to a safer and more productive future.
Ryan will be working directly with our vice president of Risk Management Stephen Melnick.
Mr. Melnick was the environmental health and safety manager for Amazon.com and the corporate safety director for Progressive Waste Solutions.
Stephen is responsible for all risk management activities for solid waste operations within North America. This includes the establishment of safety programs for all locations and the over-site of regulatory compliance programs.
SOURCE: Five Star Carting
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