(St. Louis, MO, Sept. 23, 2014) – Western Construction Group has hired Enrique Alegria as a Safety Manager. In this position, Alegria will contribute to the overall risk management of the company and assist the branch offices with various aspects of safety management including inspections, quality control, foreman training and site-specific safety plans.
Alegria has more than 15 years of experience in the safety industry. Prior to Western Construction Group, Alegria worked as a Safety Director/HR at JBI Electrical Systems in Fort Worth, TX.
Alegria has an MS in Occupational Safety and Health/Environmental Management from Columbia Southern University. He is also a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and a student member of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH).
Western Construction Group has always made a healthy and safe work environment a priority for its employees. Recently, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) awarded Western an industry-leading .55 Experience Modification Rating (EMR). Any rating less than 1.00 means the company’s three-year work comp loss experience is more favorable than its peers.
About Western Construction Group
Family-owned and operated for nearly 100 years, Western Construction Group is the nation’s largest specialty contractor in masonry, concrete and facade restoration, waterproofing and specialty roofing. Offering a nationwide network of expertise, building owners, engineers, architects and property managers can count on Western Construction Group to develop cost-effective, corrective measures that can add years of useful life to industrial, commercial, healthcare, historic, educational and government buildings, parking structures and sports stadiums. Western Construction Group is headquartered in St. Louis, MO with over 30 branch offices nationwide and employs more than 1,200 salaried and hourly professionals who offer the best, time-tested techniques and innovative technology. For more information about Western Construction Group, visit www.westerngroup.com. Western Construction Group: America’s Master Craftsmen in Building Restoration and Preservation.