OKC Utilities Department

OKC Utilities Department

Safety Performance Improved by 50%
With the help of Metro Technology Centers, The City of Oklahoma City Utilities Department has seen a 50% reduction of incidents over the last five years. A training plan was developed in 2007 and implemented a year later. Over the last four years, Metro Tech has trained a total of 29,694 employees in 2,799 classes. Safety training included trenching, shoring, excavating, confined space entry/rescue, Hazwopper, hazardous communication and heavy equipment operations, just to name a few. The City of OKC Utilities serves more than 500,000 people in Oklahoma City and some suburbs with outstanding quality water from Lake Draper, Hefner, and Overholser water treatment facilities.