During COVID-19, our overhead lines teams have been busy carrying out essential maintenance and upgrades to the electricity network for Scottish and Southern Energy Networks.
Network Plus are using a state-of-the-art body temperature monitoring system, HALO at key UK sites to detect potential COVID -19.
HALO uses a combination of artificial intelligence and thermal imaging to instantaneously monitor the temperature of everyone entering a business premise. The sophisticated system detects individuals with a temperature greater than 37.8 degrees Celsius; an automated alert is created, and precautionary measures can be taken.
We have been engaging work colleagues on our contract with Cadent Gas. The focus has been on service, performance and H&S. Representatives from Network Plus and supporting partner organisations heard first hand from Cadent Gas leadership team.
Following the latest Government announcements, we are taking steps to ensure our workplaces are COVID-19 ready. These include clear signs around our offices and depots, hand sanitiser stations and social distancing reminders. We are keen that Network Plus remains a great and safe place to work.
Network Plus are absolutely delighted to have been awarded a long term contract with National Grid for gas maintenance activities including installation and modification of pipework. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with National Grid.
Often funny, sometimes shocking but always enlightening, the second series of Sewermen airs this Thursday 30th April at 9pm on Paramount Network (Freeview Channel 31; Freesat 132 and Sky 150).
Watch this interview with one of our employees Katie Hill who works on our contract with Cadent Gas, who describes the fantastic support she has provided to vulnerable people in the North West.