The newest update provides guidance for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving a safety management system (SEMS) for offshore oil and gas operations. The new edition expands the reach of SEMS globally, to contractors and sub-contractors, as well as acknowledges advancements in technology and advancements to improve risk management.
The Center for Offshore Safety (COS) is an industry sponsored group focused exclusively on offshore safety on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The Center serves the US offshore oil & gas industry with the purpose of adopting standards of excellence to ensure continuous improvement in safety and offshore operational integrity.
The Center is responsible for: