Sims Crane & Equipment Company hired David Wessin as South Florida safety director.
Wessin will oversee project safety for the southern Florida branches of Sims Crane in Fort Myers, Miami and West Palm Beach.
Sims Crane was founded in 1959 and has 11 locations throughout Florida, according to the company’s website.
Before joining Sims Crane, Wessin was vice president, safety and loss control for Coastal Construction Group in Miami.
He previously served as corporate safety director for Coscan Construction Group in Fort Lauderdale and as director of sfety for Tudor-Perini Building Corp. in Fort Lauderdale.
Wessin is a member of the health and safety committee of the National Associated General Contractors of America.
He also is the founder and chairman of the Safety Alliance for Excellence, an organization with almost 200 South Florida members that serves as a resource for safety and risk management professionals. [LiftandAccess.com] — Mike Seemuth