Client: NE Oklahoma A & M College
Description: High rainfall led to the Neosho River (that contains heavy metal contamination and several biohazards) to flood 20 of 26 campus buildings (basement and first floors of each. The flood affected contents of science buildings, gymnasiums, auditorium, cafeteria, bookstore and many educational buildings. The restoration team had less than two months to restore the College’s services, including many antiquated electrical service panels in basements. Asbestos piping and vessels was immersed in floodwaters and required abatement.
Scope of work: Liberty OHM was part of disaster team that provided the following:
- Provided health and safety consulting for remediation, demolition, asbestos abatement and construction trades present on behalf of the college.
- Performed risk assessments of health and safety issues present.
- Assisted in determining the scope of damages.
- Performed evaluations of building contents to determine what can be salvaged or disposed.
- Performed asbestos inspections, abatement project designs and oversight during the removal of impacted asbestos materials.
- Worked with college staff and professors on restoration and cleaning of contents.
- Worked with FEMA and insurance adjusters and their consultants to establish basis for damages.
- Provided sampling and clearance reports for buildings effected for re-occupancy.
- Provided recommendation for bioremediation of contaminated soils and provided testing to determine if clean-up levels were met.