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IVOR GOODSITE

Ivor has enjoyed a fantastic second half of the year so far, attending more than 200

events throughout the UK from July to November.

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December 2015

Issue 39

An eventful six months for Ivor

During his visits, Ivor has handed

out over 3500 standard or deluxe

fun packs, 188 sets of Children’s PPE

and more than 400 workbooks.

As well as meeting hundreds of

children, Ivor has visited lots of

different contractors and met with

an incredible amount of people,

teaching them how important it

is to be safe around construction

sites.

Ivor has also been busy promoting

the different careers available in

construction to encourage children

to think about working in the

industry. While it is important

to promote site safety, it’s just

as important to highlight all the

exciting opportunties available!

Throughout the last six months Ivor

has attended many charity events

and community interaction days.

This was great for Ivor as he got to

mingle with different communities

and people of all age groups.

One event Ivor attended was

Marcus Worthington & Company

Ltd’s community engagement

day at Revoe Park in Blackpool.

This event was organised by

youth group ‘Bugs 2 Butterflies’

who had recently visited Marcus

Worthington’s housing project

‘Foxhall Village’ for a safety visit.

There were lots of games and

entertainment for the whole family

and Ivor really enjoyed joining in

with all the different games such as

hook-a-duck and the coconut shy.

The children loved seeing Ivor!

Ivor was also invited to Galliford

Try’s Ultra Site Protheroe House

in Tottenham, London, for their

‘good working week’ event which

saw Ivor helping out with the

day-to-day duties on the site such

as tidying up and checking the

appearance.

He also helped explain to visitors

the dangers of being around

construction sites and how to keep

safe, as well as promoting various

construction industry careers

during the week.

Ivor was extremely impressed with

the overall standard of the site and

the work Galliford Try do with the

local community.

The site team at Protheroe House

have successfully raised over £3000

for a local charity called Kith & Kids

which supports families living with

disabilities.