Briefly describe your organisation:

Essential Energy is a state-owned corporation responsible for electricity distribution across regional NSW and parts of SE QLD

What sector does your organisation operate within?

Energy (electricity distribution service provider)

What size is your fleet or the number of staff who generate your transport or travel?

Appx 4000 units

Describe what road safety means to your organisation?

Road and transport activities are amongst the highest risk activities we undertake.  Improving road safety and mitigating the risks associated with operating motor vehicles are critical for keeping our people safe.

Does your organisation have a 5 star or safer vehicle purchasing policy?

Yes.

Essential Energy's Contributions to the NRSPP & Points of Contact

  • Chris Dhu Head of FleetCommencement Date: 15/11/2018Sector: Essential Energyhttps://www.essentialenergy.com.au/

    Email: chris.dhu@essentialenergy.com.au

    Phone: 13 23 91

    What action(s) could your organisation do to support road safety through the NRSPP & by when?

    1. Participate and support NRSPP leadership and initiatives such as the Utilities Forum
    2. Develop Case study on:
      1. journey to no mobile phone use policy
      2. how Essential Energy approaches journey management in relation to is managing its GVM GCM issues
        Explore converting the case studies into webinars
    3. Thought leadership/Case Study on Bull bars
    4. Q&A Involvement

    Supporting actions delivered by Essential Energy

    Essential Energy has been part of the NRSPP Utilities Forum since 2017.

    1.  Essential Energy have participated and provided templates to the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Utilities Forum
    2.  Essential Energy presented at the 2018 Utilities Forum kindly hosted by APA Group in Sydney
    3.  Partner of the Utilities Forum Executive since 2017
    4.  Developed with NRSPP the Case Study: The Essential Energy Road Safety Journey: Mobile fleet condition and performance influences road safety outcomes in July 2019
    5. Expanded on the case study through the webinar: The Essential Energy Road Safety Journey August 2019
    6.  Essential Energy Head of Fleet, Chris Dhu, Joined NRSPP Program Manager Jerome Carslake on the webpanel Webinar: Embedding a positive road safety culture in your workplace March 2020
  • Chris DhuHead of Fleet

    Essential Energy has been part of the NRSPP Utilities Forum since 2017.

    1.  Essential Energy have participated and provided templates to the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Utilities Forum
    2.  Essential Energy presented at the 2018 Utilities Forum kindly hosted by APA Group in Sydney
    3.  Partner of the Utilities Forum Executive since 2017