As part of our uniquely comprehensive solution for OQ compliance, Veriforce® OQ personnel audits help energy & utilities companies safeguard the quality of their OQ programs and demonstrate program effectiveness.

Rely on Veriforce OQ personnel audit services to help ensure that qualified individuals and evaluators – whether contractors or internal employees – are adhering to your OQ program requirements.

  • Get peace of mind: Veriforce is the only vendor that complements our OQ compliance management software with OQ personnel audits, helping to ensure the integrity of your regulatory records by verifying that qualifications are being appropriately awarded and that workers on your pipeline are truly qualified to perform covered tasks safely and according to client-specific procedures
  • Gain unique access to audit metrics that can help you more effectively demonstrate your OQ program’s effectiveness internally, as well as to PHMSA and/or state agency inspectors

Qualified Individual Audits

  • Veriforce routinely audits qualified individuals at random as part of our contractor OQ solution
  • We perform desktop audits to verify qualified individuals have not contributed to an incident/accident while performing covered tasks and ensure there is no other reason to suspect they may no longer be qualified
  • Using VeriSource, clients can access OQ audit metrics that can be used to help measure, review, and demonstrate OQ program effectiveness internally and to PHMSA and/or state agency inspectors
  • Clients that use our employee OQ solution can opt to have Veriforce audit their internal qualified individuals

Evaluator Audits

  • Veriforce routinely audits Veriforce-authorized evaluators both at random and, when needed, “for cause,” as part of our contractor OQ solution
  • We perform desktop and field audits to review the performance of authorized evaluators and ensure evaluations are consistently conducted in accordance with client OQ programs and Veriforce procedures
  • Using VeriSource, clients can access OQ audit metrics that can be used to help measure, review, and demonstrate OQ program effectiveness internally and to PHMSA and/or state agency inspectors
  • Clients that use our employee OQ solution can opt to have Veriforce audit their internal evaluators