has just kicked off a pilot project focused in preventing Covid-19
cases to its more than 12 thousand employees spread into 18
Brazilian states, through HealthCheck platform, developed by the
digital accelerator Neoris. Initially, the tool was offered to
Cosern’s employees, the energy utility in Rio Grande do Norte, but
it will be offered to all company’s employees in the next days.
Through a computer or application installed in the cell phone,
employees will perform the “health check-in” weekly, answering to
five questions on their physical and emotional condition and if they
are or not in isolation. Neoenergia’s purpose is, in view of the
information, draw-up increasingly assertive strategies to combat
is a agile communication platform, designed to establish an
information base with the purpose of caring people, which are our
main value”, says Harley Albuquerque, Safety and Health Manager at
will access the platform on any weekday to inform data on the
previous seven days or when they show Covid-19 symptoms, such as
cough or fever. “We will take actions according to the clinical
assessment to be performed by our health teams. Those feeling
anxiety, for example, will promptly receive the indication of
professional psychological counseling, offered by the company through
the program Mais Apoio”, explains Albuquerque.
platform, developed by the digital accelerator Neoris, uses SaaS
model (Sofware as a Service) at AWS (Amazon Web Services) and can be
accessed by computer, using Mozilla or Chrome browsers, or using the
cell phone application (Android or iOS systems). After typing log-in
information, the employee answers a brief questionnaire on is health
condition, and reports travels and isolation in the two previous
software gathers information and allows that human resources and
safety and health areas analyze all data on a simple and assertive
basis. Depending on the answers, the teams may contact the employees
or monitor the company’s areas with higher or lower risk. It is
worth highlighting that data is encrypted and stored into a
Neoenergia’s specific cloud and are not shared.
idea was to create a platform that provides easy interaction so that
the company would be able to determine the health of its employees,
using analytics. In one hand, it counts with a front-end with
information input and, on the other hand, a back-end that enables an
analytical assessment. It is a very interesting decision-making
support tool and allows, using a simple interface, the company to get
closer to its employees”, says Mauricio Piazza, Neoris business
tool is one of the numerous measures taken by Neoenergia to avoid
infection. A thermographic
that measures body temperature is another recent preventive actions
against Covid-19 for Neoenergia employees. The system is placed and
the entry of all facilities of the Company’s business units, such
as generation plants and distributors’ headquarters, enabling the
daily control for the employees who need do perform their work
onsite. The result is ready in a few moments. If a temperature equal
to or higher than 37.5ºC is detected, the employee is advised to
return home and contact the company for monitoring, assessment of
symptoms and testing.
use of masks and social distancing are mandatory to employees.
Neoenergia is also carrying out raising-awareness action,
recommending the constant hand cleaning and providing hygiene
products such as alcohol gel.
This initiative is part of Iberdrola group’s response to Coronavirus.