On a day after heavy rain, getting the bucket truck out across rain sodden land is problematic.
You may have noticed recently that there are more and more articles in the press about mental health and about it growing as a health issue across society. However, it can still be easy not to notice when those around us could be struggling.
Happy New Year! After the mince pies and festivities of the Christmas period, many of us will be making resolutions about our fitness or maybe considering a healthier eating plan … and perhaps taking part in the Take 5 challenge.
Collaborative efforts have delivered an upgrade of the fire and gas protection system at our Huntingdon compressor station below budget and without incidents.
We’re not far off our annual Process Safety Culture Survey, which is issued across our businesses that operate major hazard assets. So, it feels timely to consider our responsibilities and where we are.
On the face of it, National Grid isn’t synonymous with one of the biggest music festivals in the world. But, every year we have an important presence at Glastonbury.
An industrial fire brought down one of our electricity transmission lines last weekend. Fortunately, no one was injured, though some homes had to be evacuated as a result of the fire.
Calling on the right resources to support someone struggling with performance and stress can be tricky – but it’s a crucial thing to do.
We all know that mental wellbeing is important and that line managers have responsibilities to support employees – but where to start?
As the Company Medical Advisor, my primary concern is the safety and wellbeing of everyone that works at National Grid. It’s imperative that we have the right safeguards in place to prevent accidents caused by individuals under the influence of drugs or alcohol.