OHES Environmental

OHES is a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy operating from sites right across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. We are part of a global organisation which is consistently ranked as one of the most ethical in the world.

Our origins are in the investigation and remediation of fuel oil spills, but over the last 13 years we have grown and diversified to a point where our business is led and staffed by some of the brightest and most experienced environmental consultants in the UK market place.

More recently, in response to client demands, we have constructed a number of product bundles from our full range of services, which are designed to overcome environmental challenges in specific markets and sectors.

Latest News

OHES Receive ISO Accreditations Under New Standards

OHES Environmental have recently been accredited to the latest ISO standards for quality (9001)and environmental management (14001) and have been re-accredited to the current ISO standard for Health and Safety management (18001). These new standards, released in September 2015, ensure that the highest possible standards of business practise, product quality and delivery, and service management are instilled into our businesses. At OHES we have moved to quickly to achieve these new standards to provide a clear message to stakeholders in our business activities that we are working to the highest possible standards to ensure compliance and the delivery of high quality products.

To put the achievement into context at the time of accreditation by DNV, OHES were only the 12th out of over 2000 of their clients to achieve these new standards demonstrating how stringent they are and the level at which the company is operating to for the benefit of our clients. At the time of accreditation OHES are believed to be the only company in our industry to have achieved these new standards providing clients, contractors and other interested parties with confidence, assurance, and credibility about the services that will be delivered.

Copies of our policies and certifications are available on our website.

New Office Opens in Exeter

OHES are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Exeter. The new office is located just outside of the village of Woodbury which has fantastic links to the M5, allowing us to better service Somerset, Cornwall, Devon and Dorset and provide an enhanced and even more efficient service to our clients in these areas. The opening of an office in Exeter shows OHES’ commitment to the region, previously having home workers stationed across the area, and provides an ideal base from which to offer our services to the South West of the UK.

The Exeter office will be home to our Environmental Claims Team in the South West, an experienced and highly qualified team who will be able to respond to incidents from the new facilities in Woodbury. The team will be headed up by our new Regional Manager, Matt Humphreys who said: “The opportunity to join OHES was one not to be missed. Starting a new office in the region is an exciting opportunity for OHES and the team to have a base in a fantastic location. The location is the South West in a microcosm… views over rolling fields, the Exe and Dartmoor in the distance.

The office itself bucks the trend of most standard office facilities with a modern interior with exposed beams and brickwork, making it a striking location to bring clients. With onsite facilities for our Remediation Team provided as well, all this gives a great head start to be a success in the region now and in the future.” The opening of our new Exeter office provides new and exciting opportunities for OHES as well as allowing us to work even more proficiently in the South West and enabling us to offer an even better service to our clients.

Staff pass Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) Exams:

We are delighted to announce that several of our staff have successfully completed and passed their Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor examinations this month. Congratulations to Bill Atkinson, Dameon Hill and Charlie Beswick on becoming qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisors. The success of Bill, Dameon and Charlie further enhances OHES’ capabilities within our incident advisor and Dangerous Goods consultancy offerings and furthers the already sound knowledge of the team.

OHES Launches EnviroConstruct Toolbox

Earlier this month, OHES exhibited at the Build Show as part of UK Construction Week at the NEC in Birmingham. The Business Development team were accompanied by specialists from OHES to promote our new product EnviroConstruct, a toolbox of products supporting land acquisition, planning and development. EnviroConstruct provides a unique product bundle combining our expertise in Contaminated Land, Ecology, Environmental Monitoring and Spillage Response to cater specifically for the construction industry. The product was really well received and interest was shown across the offering by the many construction professionals who attended the show.

Basic Spill Responder

Much much better than others received so far, its “understood” the requirements of the basic responder course.

Freshwater Spill Responder

I’ve looked through OHES’s course and it is very good, practically focused with all other aspects well covered.

OHES retained by London Southend Airport.

OHES Environmental Ltd have been retained by London Southend Airport to carryout water quality monitoring, the services provided to date have been excellent value and we look forward to continuing the partnership in 2015/16’.

OHES Careers

OHES is breaking new ground as our growth is maintained. We are looking for our first ever Account Manager to grow revenue and market share from our existing clients and partners. Based in Wokingham but working nationwide and reporting to Business Development Director Roger McKerlie, this is an exciting role which heralds a new phase of growth for OHES. Visit our careers section to find out more about the job and how to apply.

New Office Opening - June 2015

OHES are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Bury St Edmunds. This will serve as OHES’ new Regional office for the East of England. The office will be home to a completely integrated environmental claims management (ECM) team comprising of consultants, response and remediation staff.

The modern unit comprises of large warehouse space for storage of plant and equipment together with bright open office accommodation which will be used by ECM, Ecology and Contaminated Land teams. The facility represents the blueprint for future OHES regional centres which are [planned for Belfast, Exeter and Leeds. Acting Regional Manager, Sam Hickingbotham, said “ the new facility will enable us to integrate our resources to ensure we are able to better respond to new instructions and deliver projects in the most efficient way”.

Well done to all those who have worked hard over the past few weeks to prepare the office for launch.

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