View a printable version of this page.Print Page

New Health & Safety Appointment at A-Plant

A-Plant Appoints New Health And Safety Director

A-Plant, one of the largest non-operated equipment rental companies in the UK, has appointed Douglas McLuckie as the company’s new Director of Environment, Health and Safety and Performance Standards. This new appointment reflects the increasing focus at A-Plant on improving safety standards in construction and the many other industries served by the company.

With a career including 24 years within the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) sector, Douglas is very experienced in this area of the market. Highly qualified, with a Masters Degree in Environmental Management, Douglas previously worked for the Laird Group plc, where he was responsible for Global Strategic Environment, Health and Safety Risk and worked extensively in the Far East, Europe and North America.

In his new position, Douglas is responsible for the development of strategic A-Plant Performance Standards and EHS plans and the preparation of appropriate Health, Safety and Environmental systems in conjunction with the overall Ashtead Group EHS strategy. He provides leadership and development guidance of the EHS and Performance Standards team at A-Plant, identifying critical business issues and trends to ensure that Performance Standards and EHS procedures are revised accordingly.

Sat Dhaiwal, Chief Executive Officer for A-Plant, said: “I am delighted that Douglas McLuckie has joined us to fulfil this very important role for A-Plant. We will benefit greatly from the wide experience and in-depth knowledge Douglas brings to his new position after 24 years in the EHS sector.”

Commenting on his new appointment, Douglas said: “There is an increased focus on EHS within the construction industry and I am pleased to have joined A-Plant to assist with the company’s response and developments in light of current and future Safety and Environmental issues.”

A-Plant's continuing focus on health and safety in the workplace is also reflected by the ongoing investment in the hire fleet of equipment, ensuring that customers can always hire equipment which meets or exceeds the required safety standards.