Peter Silk, formerly a technical advisor to Firebuy and Assistant Divisional Officer with the London Fire Brigade (LFB), has joined Draeger Safety as Manager of its new Southern Safety Centre. He joins a team of industrial experts focused on delivering high quality solutions to customer problems as a result of in-depth knowledge of different industrial applications.
He comments, “I am pleased to be given the opportunity to be part of the Draeger team and to contribute to the company’s continuing success. I see this as a fantastic opportunity for me to use the skills and knowledge that I have gained in my previous roles to develop and grow the Southern Safety Centre. By establishing this Centre, Draeger is reinforcing its commitment to its customers by offering specialist aftercare and service from experienced professionals.”
Based in Redhill, his first task is to establish the premises and services that will operate from the Centre. Aimed at all areas of industry across the South of England, these will include training, maintenance, servicing and the sale and rental of Draeger phentermine 37.5 generic name respiratory protection, personal escape and gas detection equipment. As well as managing the Centre, he will also be representing Draeger in various regulatory bodies and will be actively involved in a number of fire and rescue service organisations as well as similar customer groups throughout industry.
With 4 years experience in the specification and evaluation of firefighting equipment in line with the Firebuy framework, Silk also spent five years with HM Fire Service Inspectorate where he was involved with product development and technical issues relating to all forms of operational fire and rescue service equipment including appliances, PPE and RPE.
Previously with the London Fire Brigade where he began as a firefighter before becoming Station Commander at various stations and Assistant Divisional Officer, he has also had experience of running the BA Workshops and Service Centre as part of the LFB Protective Equipment Group.
For further information contact Customer Service, Draeger Safety UK Limited, Ullswater Close, Blyth Riverside Business Park, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 4RG. Tel: 01670 561200, fax: 01670 356266, www.draeger.com.