OQ Compliance

Employee OQ

VeriSource™ OQ Compliance Management represents a key component of our uniquely comprehensive OQ compliance solution, enabling pipeline operators to manage all aspects of employee OQ qualification tracking and recordkeeping within a single software application.

This avoids the risks inherent in pushing OQ data into other systems and creates a simpler, more reliable solution to ensure compliance with the DOT/PHMSA OQ Rule (49 CFR Part 192 and 49 CFR Part 195).

Get real-time visibility into OQ qualifications

Access OQ records anytime, anywhere, allowing efficient identification of qualified individuals for a particular job and easy field verification before they go to work

View an employee’s covered task qualifications, as well as all related records for certifications and training

Avoid the risk of lagging, static OQ records: updates to qualifications are visible in VeriSource™ in real-time as they are added, suspended, or revoked

“It gives me peace of mind to be able to clearly see in the software that we’re at 100% with respect to OQ task compliance relative to our field team’s responsibilities. And, I know that if we get audited, everything we need is well-organized and easy to access within VeriSource™. Working with Veriforce® has made a complicated rule like OQ very simple.”

Kim Landry, Vaquero Midstream

Centralize and streamline OQ compliance management and recordkeeping

Quickly manage covered task assignments and get an at-a-glance view of each employee’s progress towards completion.

Use VeriSource™ reports to quickly locate qualified individuals and authorized evaluators.

Easily keep on top of upcoming qualification expirations with automated email notifications.

Securely integrate VeriSource™ with your enterprise HR or learning management system to further streamline OQ-related business processes and reporting.

Support your business’s unique OQ program requirements

Leverage the Common Covered Task list, which was developed and is maintained in collaboration with other Veriforce® clients and our industry experts, use your own unique task list, or utilize a hybrid of the two to suit your employee OQ program needs.

Enforce unique requirements as task pre- or co-requisites, such as task and/or policy & procedure training or certifications.

Take advantage of our team’s deep OQ domain expertise and experience helping clients develop operator-specific covered tasks.

Enjoy the flexibility to tailor your OQ solution to your specific business needs: we currently manage more than 2,000 operator-specific tasks in VeriSource™

Eliminate administrative hassles

Submit evaluation and training records for your employees directly to Veriforce®, where they are audited and input within 24 hours, eliminating paperwork for your OQ administrator and potential delays in qualifications

Simplify administration of your internal evaluator processes by letting Veriforce® handle your evaluator training and authorizations, as well as manage and maintain all documentation for your internal evaluators

Maximize the effectiveness and defensibility of your employee OQ program

Only Veriforce® provides a comprehensive OQ compliance solution that’s backed by quality assurance and audit services to ensure the integrity of your OQ records and end-to-end OQ processes

Safeguard the quality of your OQ program with Veriforce® OQ personnel audit services that provide valuable program effectiveness metrics

Leverage our extensive library of 175+ covered task computer-based training courses to help personnel prepare for covered task evaluations

Rely on our team of seasoned compliance experts who deliver OQ consulting services to help you optimize your OQ program and keep up with regulatory change

Contractor OQ

VeriSource™ OQ Compliance Management represents a key component of our uniquely comprehensive OQ compliance solution, enabling pipeline operators to manage all aspects of contractor OQ qualification tracking and recordkeeping within a single software application.

VeriSource™ OQ Compliance Management represents a key component of our uniquely comprehensive OQ compliance solution, enabling pipeline operators to manage all aspects of contractor OQ qualification tracking and recordkeeping within a single software application.

This avoids the risks inherent in pushing OQ data into a separate contractor management system and creates a simpler, more reliable solution to ensure compliance with the DOT/PHMSA OQ Rule (49 CFR Part 192 and 49 CFR Part 195).

Get real-time visibility into OQ qualifications and program effectiveness

Access OQ records anytime, anywhere, allowing efficient identification of qualified individuals for a particular job and easy field verification before they go to work

View a contractor’s covered task qualifications, as well as all related records for certifications and training

Avoid the risk of lagging, static OQ records: updates to qualifications are visible in real-time in VeriSource™ as they are added, suspended, or revoked

Access OQ audit metrics that can be used to help measure and demonstrate OQ program effectiveness internally and to PHMSA and/or state inspectors

Centralize and streamline OQ compliance management and recordkeeping

Use VeriSource™ reports to quickly locate qualified individuals and authorized evaluators

Ensure contractors can easily keep on top of upcoming qualification expirations with automated email notifications

Leverage Field Verification Reports to document that all client-specific requirements for covered task qualification are met before an individual goes to work

Support your business’s unique OQ program requirements

Leverage the Common Covered Task list, which was developed and is maintained in collaboration with other Veriforce® clients and our industry experts, use your own unique task list, or utilize a hybrid of the two to suit your contractor OQ program needs.

Enforce unique requirements as task pre- or co-requisites, such as task and/or policy & procedure training or certifications.

Take advantage of our team’s deep OQ domain expertise and experience helping clients develop operator-specific covered tasks.

Enjoy the flexibility to tailor your OQ solution to your specific business needs: we currently manage more than 2,000 operator-specific tasks in VeriSource™

“We often find ourselves supporting clients who need last-minute evaluation services to avoid project delays. Veriforce® has the fastest turnaround time on qualifications in the industry, allowing us to meet clients’ urgent needs. In addition, the evaluation criteria for Veriforce® Common Covered Tasks was clearly developed by subject matter experts with real-world experience, which results in a higher-quality assessment of a worker’s ability to safely perform a task.”

Tim Enderlin, J&J Evaluators

Maximize the effectiveness and defensibility of your contractor OQ program

Only Veriforce® provides a comprehensive OQ compliance solution that’s delivered through one vendor and system and backed by quality assurance and audit services to ensure the integrity of your OQ records and end-to-end OQ processes.

Safeguard the quality of your OQ program with Veriforce® OQ personnel audit services that provide valuable program effectiveness metrics.

Leverage our extensive library of 175+ covered task computer-based training courses to help personnel prepare for covered task evaluations.

Rely on our team of seasoned compliance experts who deliver OQ consulting services to help you optimize your OQ program and keep up with regulatory change.

VeriSource™ D&A Compliance Management

VeriSource™ D&A Compliance Management enables energy & utilities companies to get easy visibility into their contractors’ DOT/PHMSA drug and alcohol program compliance, reduce administrative effort and cost, and gain insight into the quality of their contractors’ drug and alcohol programs.

VeriSource™ D&A Compliance Management enables energy & utilities companies to get easy visibility into their contractors’ DOT/PHMSA drug and alcohol program compliance, reduce administrative effort and cost, and gain insight into the quality of their contractors’ drug and alcohol programs.

Get an at-a-glance view of your contractors’ DOT/PHMSA drug and alcohol program compliance

Centrally track and maintain drug and alcohol compliance records for your contractors using a single, web-based application.

Easily see which contractors meet DOT/PHMSA drug and alcohol program requirements and get a clear view of any reasons behind non-compliance.

Quickly access contractors’ drug and alcohol statistical data and program details.

Eliminate costly, inefficient administrative activities

Easily capture contractors’ required drug and alcohol stats and program information and get them to work quickly: in the contractor’s view of VeriSource™, D&A Actions show contractors exactly what must be completed to get compliant.

Validate that your contractors’ drug and alcohol plan(s) meet DOT/PHMSA requirements: as a value-added service included with our software, the Veriforce® team reviews each contractor’s submitted plan(s).

Efficiently keep on top of ongoing contractor compliance with email notifications that alert contractors when updated statistical data and covered employee lists are due.

Leverage the application’s easy-to-use DAMIS list building tools, or take advantage of the Veriforce® DAMIS reporting service and eliminate the burden of this required annual DOT reporting.

“We rely on Veriforce® to help administer our internal and contractor OQ programs, plus monitor our contractors’ drug and alcohol program compliance. It’s a huge time-saver that I can manage all of these programs in one system, through one provider that’s always there to share their deep compliance expertise when we need help. Veriforce® is doing it all for me and I’d recommend them to anybody.”

Darla Ward, Lubbock Power & Light

Help drive drug and alcohol program improvements that mitigate contractor risk and enhance safety

Leverage optional contractor D&A audit services that help your contractors identify and close any gaps in their DOT/PHMSA drug and alcohol programs and, in turn, help you reduce safety risk on your worksites.

View completed audit reports through VeriSource™ for greater insight into the quality of your contractors’ drug and alcohol programs.

Take advantage of the VeriSource™ Reasonable Suspicion Supervisor Computer-Based Training Library, giving you and your contractors an easy way to satisfy these DOT/PHMSA training requirements.

Gain a consolidated view of contractor compliance beyond drug and alcohol requirements

Simplify contractor management with integrated VeriSource™ applications to manage contractor compliance with OQ, OSHA safety, and certificate of insurance tracking programs.

Get a one-stop view of each contractor’s overall compliance and commitment to safety so you can easily identify contractors who are ready to go to work, make more informed contractor selection decisions, and, ultimately, lower your regulatory and supply chain risk.

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