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

2010 - 2015

Clear definition of senior management roles and responsibilities is required leading to the integration of health and safety into management decisions.


2015 - 2020

Following on from the first successful phase of Powering Improvement ‘2010-2015’, the second phase of Powering Improvement ‘2015-2020’



Following on from the first successful phase of Powering Improvement ‘2010-2015’ the second.

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