Ivor has enjoyed a fantastic second half of the year so far, attending more than 200
events throughout the UK from July to November.
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
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
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
The site team at Protheroe House
have successfully raised over £3000
for a local charity called Kith & Kids
which supports families living with