Presentation on theme: "The Impact of Worker Engagement/ Worker Involvement at Tamdown."— Presentation transcript:
The Impact of Worker Engagement/ Worker Involvement at Tamdown
Introducing... Andrew Denby – Group Health & Safety Manager, Tamdown Ltd – Involved in establishing Worker Engagement trial project at previous employer, Keltbray during 2006/7, huge success, delivering what was at the time the largest civil engineering project in East Anglia without a single RIDDOR incident (850,000+ hours working time) – Established a behavioural change programme to Tamdown (Tamdown WorkSmart) in 2008, this became the basis of Tamdowns own Worker Involvement programme WiSE (WorkSmart Engagement) which has been running since late 2009
Who are Tamdown? – Large civil engineering, groundworks and construction company based in central Essex. – Additional specialities include asbestos removal, ground remediation, Design & Build projects (from shell and core to turnkey construction). – 600+ Employees (60 office based, rest on site). – 138 360° excavators, 106 forward tipping dumpers – £70m turnover projected for 2010/11
Pilot Training Project Following a request from the HSE Higgins Construction very helpfully agreed to host a pilot training programme run by Construction Skills assisted by Billy Baldwin of UCATT Tamdown sent two representatives and their Group H&S Manager to gain further perspective on worker involvement and to apply the relevant lessons to our own project
Premier Partnership Training Higgins have also hosted a course run by Paul Crummay of Premier Partnerships to which Tamdown have also sent 10 delegates further spreading the formal training around Tamdown This training has been so successful that a further course focussing entirely on soft skills has been booked with Paul and Premier Partnerships with Higgins and Tamdown sharing the available places.
The Impact of Worker Involvement Tamdowns WiSE programme continues to go from strength to strength, 20 months were achieved without a single RIDDOR incident. Near Miss reporting has increased, accident levels are down. Insurance premiums have dropped £50k The cost of accidents has fallen Morale amongst the workforce continues to rise