Dec 14, 2009

Godwin Pumps Adds Safety Specialist

John Hughes to visit branch locations on regular basis

John Hughes to visit branch locations on regular basis Godwin Pumps, manufacturer and supplier of the Dri-Prime automatic self-priming pump, announces the addition of John Hughes, safety specialist, to the Godwin Environmental Safety & Health (ESH) team located at its Bridgeport, N.J., world headquarters.

“John has been brought aboard to support and strengthen our ongoing efforts to identify and reduce occupational risks to employees and limit liability exposures to the company,” said Godwin President John M. Paz. “This will include developing more advanced environmental, safety and health policies and procedures relating to product manufacturing, transportation, sales and service.”

Hughes will be visiting each of Godwin’s 26 company-owned branch locations on a regular basis to help managers and employees observe and address known and potential hazards in the workplace. He will also assist in the development of safer work habits to promote companywide improvements in overall safety.

From his roots in facility maintenance and as a process technician and manager, to his progression to technical training & development coordinator, Hughes brings to Godwin Pumps more than three decades of experience in manufacturing processes, regulatory compliance, reporting, behavioral safety and best management practices. As safety specialist at Godwin Pumps, his expertise will be utilized for training, inspections and compliance under state and federal regulatory programs.