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Jan PearceJan PearceA site manager from Swindon house building company Hills Homes is hoping to take home a second site manager of the year award following his nomination by Building Safety Group.

Jan Pearce has worked for Hills Homes for 22 years and has been responsible for managing the day to day activities on a number of the company’s home building sites.

Jan was delighted to hear of his nomination and said: “Health and safety is of paramount importance and it is a collective and continuous effort.

"It is with thanks to my colleagues on and off-site that we, as a company, have a good health and safety record and this has been recognised by an award nomination.”

Jan is currently based at the High Penn Park development in Calne where Hills’ is building its largest ever development of 200 new homes including affordable housing.

Nick King, group director of Hills Homes said: “Jan has always been a conscientious site manager in terms of construction delivery and health and safety. Full credit to him for being nominated a second time for this award.”

Jan previously won the BSG Site Managers’ health and safety award for the Bristol and the South West Region in 2010.

He has been nominated again by the regional BSG safety advisor. BSG inspect Homes’ sites on a regular basis and report on their Health and Safety compliance.

The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 7.