Barnes, Ferland and Associates, Inc. (BFA) provided Quality Assurance Monitoring services for Debris Removal in the southwest portion of Louisiana, primarily in the Calcasieu, Cameron, Vermillion, and Jefferson Davis Parishes. BFA mobilized more than 100 Quality Assurances Monitors; six Team Leaders and two Project Supervisors. The work was performed under a 12-hour a day, 7-days a week work schedule.
Under this 15-million dollar USACE contract, BFA was responsible for inspecting debris loading activities, monitoring sight safety, and ensuring no ineligible debris was loaded. We provided tower site monitors at debris dump locations. Our monitors completed load tickets and verified the truck contents and volume. Specifically, BFA trained monitors in accordance with USACE/FEMA guidelines in the following operations: Safety, Stumps, Leaners and Hangers, use of GPS, Asbestos Identification, Right-of-Entry (ROE), Private Property Debris Removal (PPDR), Right-of-Demolition (RACM Regulated Asbestos Contained Material) and Non-RACM, White Goods, Hazardous Waste Identification, Tower Monitoring, Right-of-Way (ROW), Emergency Operations Center (EOC), Property Assessment for Demolition, and Truck Safety Inspection.