Last week, Taylor Wimpey West Scotland’s Site Health and Safety Advisor Ian Holden from its Brooklands development in Linwood headed back to school to teach children from East Fulton Primary and Our Lady of Peace Primary about the importance of health and safety on a building site.
Ian led a presentation for all year groups at both primary schools about safety warning signs, building site machinery, protective clothing and more.
Commenting on the visit, Ian Holden, Taylor Wimpey’s Site Health and Safety Advisor said: “It was great to see the children of both East Fulton and Our Lady of the Peace Primary Schools engage with our presentation, and their interest in finding out how we build our new homes.
“At Taylor Wimpey, we are committed to working closely with the local communities that we build in, so it is vital that we inform children in schools around our developments about the risks to look out for around our construction sites.”
Gillian Ward, Head Teacher at East Fulton Primary said: “It’s great to see a company like Taylor Wimpey taking the time to talk to children about something that really matters. Ian did a great job of teaching our children about the importance of health and safety on a building site. I’d like to thank him on behalf of everyone at East Fulton Primary for taking the time to teach the children about such an important subject.”
Graeme Mothersole, Acting Head Teacher at Our Lady of Peace Primary School adds: “I was delighted to welcome the team from Taylor Wimpey into our school to highlight the dangers associated with children playing near any construction site. It’s been great to see that Taylor Wimpey understands the importance of our children’s safety and created such an interactive and
proactive approach to appeal to our pupils.”