Collaboration for Fleet, Safety, and the Field (VOD)
VIDEO DURATION: 1 HOUR | NO CUSP POINTS AWARDED
What happens far too often in utility organizations is that each of the departments operate in silos that create communication barriers. As a result, fleet procures equipment that doesn’t address safety needs. The safety department goes after the field for any incidents involving the equipment. And the operators in the field get upset because they feel like they aren’t being heard by either fleet or safety. So, how can you counteract this dynamic to get all parties working together more effectively?
- Open lines of communication to get fleet, safety, and the field all on the same page
- Navigate requests from the field to determine which are necessary for safety or are merely operator preferences
- Communicate “the Why” behind fleet and safety decisions so that the field feels like they’re being heard
John Adkisson, Manager - Transportation, PPL Electric Utilities
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