Lifting Gear Hire names new safety, training director

19 March 2008

Lifting Gear Hire Corp. has named Izzy De Jesus to the new position of national director of safety and training. De Jesus previously served as the company's inside project coordinator for power plant work. In this new role, he will handle health and safety issues, and his responsibilities include continually modifying the safety programs to include the most urgent safety trends. Other job functions include internal safety training, customer safety and rigging training, and safety coordination on the road as related to the company's feet of trucks.

“Lifting Gear Hire Corporation prides itself on putting safety first and what better way to ‘walk the walk’than to create a new department focused solely on the safety training of our staff and our customers,“ said Dan Barton, sales and marketing coordinator.

Lifting Gear Hire Corporation has nine locations in the United States and sales support representatives in more than 22 states.

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