Bidvest Noonan has appointed Tracey Hammond as Head of Health and Safety for Security Solutions. Tracey previously worked at Axis as a Health and Safety Manager, and prior to this, she served as a Police Officer with the Hampshire Police for 30 years, 18 of which were as Sergeant. Her extensive experience will see her take a leading role in ensuring compliance of health, safety, quality, and environmental legislations throughout the Bidvest Noonan business.
During her early police career, Tracey dealt with several workplace fatalities which were conducted alongside the Health and Safety Executive. As a result of this experience, Tracey developed an interest in the field of health and safety and took the first steps to qualify as a safety professional in addition to her police role as a Custody Officer. She became the lead on safety for Hampshire Police Federation for 13 years and engaged with various national committees including the provision of stab vests, working at height, and the national forum of custody officers. She also had a role supporting the welfare of police officers during the 2012 Olympics.
Eddie Ingram, Managing Director, said: “Tracey is a welcome investment in our business. Her expertise in health and safety will ensure we deliver the highest standards of service to our clients while complying with health and safety standards and safeguarding the wellbeing of our employees.”
Tracey added: “I am passionate about health and safety and am excited about the future of this role and to be working alongside my new colleagues. I am looking forward to identifying opportunities to develop best practice, promote awareness, and engage with individuals across the business”