Health, Safety & Environmental Policy

People and the environment are our most important assets, and their safety our greatest responsibility. Safety of people and protection of the environment is a major consideration in the operation of our vessels. Every Noble employee or contractor is accountable for conducting operations in a safe and environmentally responsible manner at all times. All personnel, regardless of position, have the express authority to suspend any operation, which they believe constitutes a hazard to people or the environment.

Noble is committed to maintaining and continually improving a Health, Safety and Environmental management system which meets the objectives of this policy.

HSE Policy Objectives

  • Provide safe work environments for employees, contractors and visitors.

  • Assess risks and strive to eliminate the potential adverse impacts to people and the environment that may result from the Company’s operations.

  • Continuously improve the quality of asset procedures which ensure the safety of workers, minimize impacts on the environment and provide for effective emergency response.

  • Implement programs to enhance the skills and knowledge of our employees as it relates to health, safety, emergency response and environmental protection.

  • Communicate information pertinent to process safety, worker health and safety, and environmental matters to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Integrate process safety, worker health and safety, and environmental considerations into business decision-making processes.

  • Pursue continuous improvement of the Company’s management system for improving process safety, worker health and safety, and environmental performance.

  • Conduct annual audits to verify compliance with regulatory requirements, company standards, and accepted industry practices.

  • Meet Noble’s obligations under the provisions of the ISM Code.