In a T&D World article, Guidehouse discusses strategies utilities can take to safely continue service during a pandemic
Utilities and their personnel are no strangers to dealing with challenging circumstances, including ice storms, hurricanes, and now a pandemic. As a critical infrastructure industry, they need to be prepared for emergency response no matter the crisis.
In an article for T&D World, Guidehouse experts Hector Artze, partner; Jay Smith, director; and Juan Jimenez, managing consultant, discussed how one utility, Eversource Energy, prioritized employee safety and social distancing in their pandemic response plan.
The trio outlined a four-step comprehensive reopening strategy for utilities to implement in their plans for bringing employees back into the workplace:
“Through these proactive steps, utilities can safeguard their most important asset—their employees—amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” Artze said.