WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) presented SEACOR Marine with the 2015 NOIA Safety in Seas (SIS) Culture of Safety Award and Safety Practice Award. This is the first time the same company has won awards in the same year.
SEACOR Marine won the Culture of Safety Award for their safety culture model, which spurred a seven-year trend of declining total number of lost time incidents, medical treatment incidents, and pollution incidents reaching the company’s Goal Zero for 2014 – which entailed a total recordable incident rate of zero.
The Safety Practice Award was presented to the company for its behavior-based safety program Prevent Accidents Use Safety Equipment, known as PAUSE. The awards were presented at the NOIA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
SEACOR’s award-winning entries were selected by a panel of judges from the US Coast Guard, the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Review Board, and an independent industry safety consultant.
Since 1978, NOIA has held the SIS awards competition to recognize those who have contributed to improving the safety of life in the offshore energy industry. Beginning in 2014, NOIA conferred two safety awards. The Safety Practice Award recognizes specific technologies, approaches, methods, or projects with direct and demonstrable impacts on improving safety. The Culture of Safety Award honors overall organizational immersion in and commitment to safety.