Safety is Our Priority

Our commitment to safety is ongoing and based on these general principles:





Nothing is more important than safety. Our philosophy is that if it cannot be done safely, it should not be done at all.

All Submar products are made with high-quality materials, and we perform annual safety testing on our leasable installation equipment. Submar is proud to provide quality control and certified safety-testing documentation in support of our commitment to safety and quality.

Operator Qualification

Submar’s safety philosophy extends to our employees, who undergo extensive training. Our crews are fully qualified to work on any site, which ensures the best possible results for our clients. We are proud to be Gold Shovel Standard (GSS) Certified. The Gold Shovel Standard is a first-of-its kind excavation safety program designed to reduce dig-ins and protect the underground gas and electric system. With safety as its highest priority, the Gold Shovel Standard Certification process was developed to ensure that hired contractors are vetted annually and adhere to the safest excavation standards.

Contact us for a full list of our qualifications

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Gold Shovel Standard (GSS) is a nonprofit organization committed to improving workforce and public safety and the integrity of vital buried infrastructure. GSS believes that greater transparency in all aspects of damage prevention among buried-asset operators, locators and contractors is essential to drive continuous improvement, and vital to ensure increasingly safe working conditions and communities.

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ASHI training programs are recognized, accepted and approved by, or meet the requirements of, nearly 2,400 state regulatory agencies, occupational licensing boards, national associations, commissions and councils in more than 120 occupations and professions.



Hiring Clients request contractors to submit specific compliance and training documentation through their ISNetworld account and then evaluate the qualifications – including skills, knowledge and training – for employees coming on-site. Contractors can also better demonstrate and provide proper evidence of their employees’ training and qualifications through the tools available to them in ISNetworld.

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The VERIFORCE mission is to deliver comprehensive, integrated, and market-driven solutions that combine innovative technology, value-added services, and unparalleled support. In doing so, we seek to be the recognized vendor-of-choice for the key solutions that organizations require to manage critical compliance programs that enhance safety and mitigate regulatory and third-party risk.



For 100 years, the National Safety Council has been the leading safety advocate preventing unintentional injuries and death. Contract workers often perform higher risk jobs with little management supervision. An NSC study looks at the impact of contractor management programs on contractor safety.

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Industry leaders choose PEC Safety for contractor management and safety training because they trust our singular commitment to our safety mission. Our team of experts deliver powerful SaaS-based technology and world class training. We help owner clients collect and verify critical safety and training data, giving them the ability to hire and manage contractors with confidence.

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We provide comprehensive Operator Qualification (OQ) solutions to help you comply with DOT 49 CFR 192 and 195 regulations. Our library of topside and underwater covered tasks contain proven methods of evaluating knowledge, skills, and abilities. Flexible options make us your perfect partner.



Our mission is to build a safe, productive and sustainable workforce of craft professionals. Our vision is to be universally recognized by industry and government as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for construction and maintenance craft professionals.



Submar’s safety philosophy extends to our employees, who undergo extensive training. Our crews are fully qualified to work on any site, which ensures the best possible results for our clients.

Submar Operators Are Qualified To Perform the Following Common Tasks:

General Abnormal Operating Conditions

Provide Temporary Marking of Buried Pipeline Prior to Excavation

Backfilling a Trench Following Maintenance

Inspection of Underwater Pipeline Facilities

Prevention of Atmospheric Corrosion

Place and Maintain Line Markers

Damage Prevention During Excavation of In-Service Pipe

Inspect Buried Pipe When Exposed

Application and Repair of External Coatings

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