What is SafeGulf?

SafeGulf is a volunteer organization comprised of major and independent operating companies, industry associations, and educators with the purpose of developing a standardized orientation which sets minimum requirements for the US Offshore E&P Industry.


SafeGulf Line GraphIn the Oil and Gas Industry, operators share a common contractor workforce. After years of requiring contractors to complete very similar but separate safety orientations for each operator, a group of operators came together to create a standard safety orientation that would be accepted by each of them, thus saving time and resources. By 2004, SafeGulf was developed, agreed upon, and ready for implementation by the SafeGulf Advisory Group (SGAG).

Why Participate in SafeGulf?

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Offshore Oil & Gas contractors (100 Employees or Less)

Offshore oil & gas contractors with 100 employees or less that use SafeGulf have a 2.36x lower Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) on average versus contractors of the same size that do not use SafeGulf.
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All Offshore Oil & Gas Contractor

Offshore oil & gas contractors that use SafeGulf have a 1.50x lower Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) on average versus contractors that do not use SafeGulf.
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PEC Safety’s Role

PEC Safety is one of three accrediting organizations involved in SafeGulf. Our Basic Orientation (8 hour) and Core Compliance (24 hour) were the first courses in the industry to be accredited by SafeGulf. Students that received SafeGulf through PEC Safety have their records validated and entered into PEC’s Training Tracker. Students, employees, and customers can verify an individual’s SafeGulf status through our free service,


Acquiring SafeGulf Through PEC Safety

PEC Safety Offers Three Ways to Acquire SafeGulf

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To request a copy of the SafeGulf brochure please email