Establishing a Culture of Safety

The Center for Offshore Safety (COS) is an industry sponsored organization focused exclusively on offshore safety in the deepwater (water depths>1000 ft) Gulf of Mexico. 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:
  • Providing assistance to member companies for their implementation of the Center for Offshore Safety programs
  • Assuring that third party certification program auditors meet the program’s goals and objectives
  • Compiling and analyzing key industry safety performance metrics
  • Coordinating Center sponsored functions designed to facilitate the sharing and learning process
  • Identifying and promoting opportunities for the industry to continuously improve
  • Development of outreach programs to facilitate communicating with government and external stakeholders
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