A safe, healthy and competent workforce is good for individuals and good for business
Building on a track record of successful health and safety (H&S) initiatives, Powering Improvement is the industry’s plan to be a world leader in this vital area.
The Electricity Industry launched its SAFELEC 2010 programme back in 2000 aiming to achieve a marked reduction in the number of days lost due to work-related injury and ill-health in line with Government targets. This success has been carried on into the next Electricity Industries Health and Safety Strategy ‘ Powering Improvement’. Its first phase ran between 2010-2015, and its second phase was launched in 2016 where there is a delivery plan to take it through into 2020.
A further important factor that has helped to shape Powering Improvement is the HSE strategy “The Health and Safety of Great Britain: Be part of the solution” which has now been