Safety in Seas Awards
In 1972, a submersible accident took the lives of two divers from the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc. The tragedy illustrated the ever present threat of life and property as the vast ocean resource is explored and developed. Acknowledging the significant contributions made by these men and other modern-day pioneers in their pursuit of the ocean frontier, Compass Publications, Inc., publishers of Sea Technology magazine, established the National Ocean Industries Association Safety in Seas Award in 1978.
Since 2014, NOIA has conferred two distinct safety awards annually to recognize excellence among those who, by their actions, design or influence, have contributed to improving the safety of life offshore.
The Culture of Safety Award honors overall organizational immersion in and commitment to safety, which has resulted in remarkable, measurable, and sustained safety performance over a prolonged period of time.
The Safety Practice Award recognizes specific technologies, approaches, methods or projects with direct and demonstrable impacts on improving safety.
The winners of the Safety in Seas Awards are determined by an independent selection committee. The awards are presented each spring in Washington, DC.
2022 NOIA Safety in Seas Competition is Open!
The 2022 NOIA Safety in Seas Awards Competition is now open! We encourage all NOIA members to enter the 2022 Safety in Seas Awards Competition and participate in honoring our industry’s commitment to offshore safety. For consideration in the selection process, entry forms must be submitted to NOIA by Friday, February 18, 2022.
Please email your submission in a pdf format to Justin Williams at email@example.com by Friday, February 18, 2022. You should receive a confirmation email from NOIA within 48 hours of receiving your submission. Please note: Submissions exceeding 13 pages will be returned.