COS News

Stay up-to-date on the latest offshore safety news, continuous improvement efforts, and other COS announcements.

Center for Offshore Safety Announces Accreditation Body Audit Results

August 14, 2020

After a seven-month audit by the Bureau of Safety Environmental Enforcement’s (BSEE) contractor ICF International Inc., COS’s Accreditation Program received zero nonconformities among some 450 areas that were evaluated.

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COS Highlights Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Safety Alert No. 381

July 14, 2020

The Center for Offshore Safety (COS) highlights the recommendations contained in the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Safety Alert No. 381, Common Operator Deficiencies Discovered by Safety Environmental Management System Audits (May 7, 2020).

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COS SEMS Certificates Expands to All Offshore Companies

July 10, 2020

The Center for Offshore Safety (COS) helps companies develop, implement, and improve their Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS) to meet industry’s safety, sustainability, and environmental performance objectives. 

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Q&A: New Center For Offshore Safety Director Talks Responsibilities, Goals

May 20, 2020

Capt. Russell Holmes is the Center for Offshore Safety’s (COS) new director after serving for nearly three decades with the U.S. Coast Guard. Read more of what his goals are for COS and how he plans to achieve them.

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