Taylor Wimpey Introduce a site team approach to Health and Safety

15th June 2015

Taylor Wimpey want  a site team approach to health and safety across all of their sites

To allow this to happen they have introduced a new initiative to improve the communication of Health and safety to contractors and gain support from contractors to share the ownership in maintaining a safe site

Consistency across sites all Taylor Wimpey sites are set up exactly the same, Signage is simple and gives a clear and concise message to all operatives.Signing in stations are clutter free,  the traffic management plan is the only visual document on show.

Taylor Wimpey want contractors to provide supervision /monitoring of health and safety on site by using the 3 C approach Concern, Coach, Compliance Selected operatives will take on certain responsibilities, this will be recognised in the award of a blue hat

The award of the blue hat is a point of reference for site manager; a picture of the operative will be displayed in the site office and will be a part of the site support team.

Role of the site support team
  • Ensure that operatives are adequately briefed and understand the safe systems of work 
  • Brief operatives on specific work to be to be undertaken and control measures to be implemented 
  • Actively participate in proactive supervision 
  • Act as a coach/mentor