The traditional utility business model is changing, and electric power companies are facing many new challenges. From more sophisticated control technology and a smarter grid to regulatory upheaval and the rise of renewable energy, new technology and industry trends are transforming the landscape.
As the Insight Report Safety as a Business Strategy: The 3 Safety Performance Indicators Relied on by Leading Electric Utilities, notes: Some power utilities will turn these challenges into opportunities, breaking ahead of the pack and becoming leaders in the space.
Many companies are taking advantage of powerful new EHS applications and software platforms to deliver significant time and cost savings. They do this by streamlining key processes, reducing administrative burden and delivering up-to-the-minute insights into business and EHS performance via customizable dashboards.
Here are just a few of the key benefits that electric utilities are realizing with safety software:
- Improved visibility
- Reduced administrative burden
- Access to real-time data
- Ability to compare trends
- Empowered mobile workforce