OTIE has mature, in-place Safety and Quality Management Programs developed over 20 years, compliant with applicable contract guidance and regulatory requirements. Our programs reflect our commitment to a safe working environment, to meeting customer needs, to continuous improvement and best practice, and to the use of teamwork in finding practical and safe solutions to the common scenario of changing field conditions.
Our safety professionals have CIH, CSP, and CHMM credentials as well as OSHA 30-Hour Construction Trainer qualifications, EM 385-1-1 40-Hour training, HAZWOPER, 8-Hour Supervisor, First Aid/CPR, and specialized UXO Safety (UXOSO) training. Our field QC professionals have NAVFAC/USACE Construction Quality Management for Contractors certificates and specialized UXOQC training.
Hallmarks of OTIE’s Safety and Quality Programs
High Performance Subcontractor Relationships
Subcontractors are our business partners, and we evaluate their Safety and Quality records carefully. OTIE sees subcontractors as extensions of our staff and thus subcontractor commitment to high performance is critical. As part of our procurement and qualification process, we have a list of Safety and Quality metrics used to discern the best choices for the work.
The US Navy has recognized OTIE’s outstanding safety performance, demonstrated in its low OSHA DART rate. OTIE was recently awarded four STAR Safety Excellence Awards from the DON Regional Officer in Charge of Construction (ROICC) in recognition of outstanding safety performance and awareness on four environmental projects for NAVFAC SW:
For OTIE, the alignment of values between all departments: Operations, Safety, and Quality, marks a seamless stance for program performance and excellence for all of our customers.