Mike Stephens, Cummins’ New Health, Safety & Environment Director

Published on February 11th, 2020  //  News + Resources

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SURREY, BC  —  MES, Magna’s Executive Search division is pleased to congratulate Mike Stephens on his appointment as the Health, Safety & Environment Director for Cummins, a Fortune 500 manufacturer and distributor specializing in engine, filtration and power generation products.

Mike Stephens is a Certified Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) who has demonstrated his value to organizational success over the course of his 18-year tenure. Prior to joining Cummins, Mike held numerous positions while employed at Versacold, including that of Occupational Health and Safety Manager. He possesses a unique expertise and a combination of skills that are invaluable to building trust and confidence in leadership teams, from the front line supervisors right up to the executive team and CEO. Mike has been responsible for OH&S for numerous business units in Western Canada, and was overseeing the safety programs at 24 branches ranging in total of 1500 employees. He regularly conducts branch safety audits to gauge risk and regulatory compliance not only to WCB but also other pertinent regulatory bodies, such as BC Safety Authority and Environment Canada. He has a positive approach and has developed strong relationships with the entire management team. Whether it be the new supervisor or a long term veteran of the team, he has managed to change perceptions about safety and demonstrate the positive personal and financial outcomes of a strong safety program. Mike has made a measurable financial impact over his tenure, and has identified numerous opportunities to reduce WCB premiums through accident and claims reductions.

In addition to his experience, Mike holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Victoria. The mixture of Mike’s skills, experience, safety training, dedication and ingenuity are key reasons for him to now being recognized as an industry leader in safety.

We could not be more pleased to follow Mike’s journey at Cummins!

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