Kansas’ Henderson Companies hires safety director

Rhett Belser

Lenexa, Kansas-based Henderson Companies has hired Rhett Belser as the safety director for Henderson Building Solutions, the construction management sister company of Henderson Engineers.

A 24-year safety industry veteran Belser is charged with planning, developing, implementing and supervising safety, health and environmental protection programs in support of construction projects nationwide.

Belser previously served as the manager of safety and emergency management for four AdventHealth hospitals in the Kansas City area: AdventHealth College Boulevard, AdventHealth Lenexa, AdventHealth Shawnee Mission and AdventHealth South Overland Park. In that role, he ensured hospital programs and processes complied with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, oversaw the institution’s hazardous waste program and spearheaded risk assessment and mitigation.

In addition to healthcare, Belser has experience working within refineries, steel mills, power plants and mining operations. 

Belser is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial safety management with an emphasis in loss control. He is also a Certified Healthcare Safety Professional.