Safety chief Kevin chooses new direction at Lanes Rail
Lanes Group’s Rail Division has appointed Kevin Robins as its new Health and Safety Manager.
It is a new departure for an established health and safety professional who has built his expertise in the construction industry.
Kevin, a Chartered Member of the Institute of Safety and Health, said: “It’s a fresh challenge and I am looking forward to it.
“Lanes Rail is a very well-established contractor. The team certainly know their stuff and they are well respected in the rail industry.
“I am looking forward to supporting the process of continuously improving an already impressive performance on health and safety.”
Kevin holds a Diploma in Applied Health and Safety and has extensive experience as a CDM 2015 Principal Designer.
He has worked in construction consultancy for over a decade, delivering both strategic and operational advice and managerial support for national and international companies.
He said: “I am very keen to extend my knowledge of the rail industry, and I am determined to make a significant contribution at Lanes Rail alongside my colleagues.
“The business has enjoyed significant success, expanding the support it provides for Transport for London. I am looking forward to helping maintain that progress.”
Lanes Rail Commercial Director Matthew Todd said: “Kevin brings with him a huge wealth of experience advising and supporting companies on major projects.
“He also works to exacting standards. These qualities will, I am sure, stand both him and Lanes Rail in good stead as we continue to develop a positive health, safety and wellbeing culture.”
Lanes Group holds a RoSPA Gold Medal for occupational health and safety and has won a variety of national awards for health, safety and wellbeing innovation.
Lanes Rail delivers a range of planned and reactive services for Transport for London, primarily on the London Underground, including building maintenance and refurbishment, premises and track drainage management, vegetation control, lock repairs and pest control.
Away from work, Kevin, from Manningtree, Essex, volunteers as an adviser for a hospice charity, providing HSQE support, chairing its health and safety committee, conducting management system reviews, audits and safety culture change.