HSE Policy

I am committed to protecting our people, the environment and our assets from accidents and harm.

Zero accidents and harm can be achieved by:


  • Identifying risks associated with our activities
  • Implementing mitigating actions to reduce the risk to as low as reasonably practicable
  • Seeking clean-design and green operations standards
  • Assuring our employees are provided with the necessary resources, equipment, and training, in which they understand their personal responsibility for conducting operations in a safe, environmentally friendly and efficient manner
  • Learning from own and others’ experience and by complying to regulatory requirements and guidelines

Quality Policy

I am committed to achieving a high degree of quality in all of Havfram’s services and activities.

Quality can be achieved by:


  • Adopting a process approach and risk-based thinking
  • Ensuring that quality objectives are established, communicated, measured and reviewed
  • Ensuring that our employees are competent and provided the necessary information, resources and tools
  • Facilitating proper planning and execution of all work and learning from our experiences
  • Continually improving an effective business management system where responsibilities, accountabilities, and authorities with agreed requirements and customers’ expectations

“I expect everyone involved in Havfram’s activities to comply with the above requirements.”

  • Odd Strømsnes
    CEO Havfram

Certifications and memberships

Havfram has developed and operates a HSEQ system in accordance with stringent industry standards. We monitor performance in the area of HSEQ in the same way and with the same rigor as we monitor business performance. Our HSEQ performance is systematically measured and evaluated against requirements set out in the annual HSEQ program.

Covering the service range of Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation (EPCI) and maintenance of subsea installations, umbilicals, risers, flowlines and other subsea components, Havfram is certified by DNV GL for the following three standards:

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems – Requirements*
  • ISO 14001 – Environmental management*
  • ISO 45001 – Occupational health and safety standard

In addition, Havfram is a qualified supplier by:

  • EPIM
  • Achilles JQS (Joint Qualification System)
  • FPAL verify
  • ISNetworld
  • Utilities NCE

Havfram is also a member of:

  • IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association)


We work systematically with HSEQ throughout the entire company and all projects, in order to reinforce awareness and further improve our performance.

  • Staff competency requirements – To ensure that all personnel taking part in Havfram’s activities onshore and offshore are always fully able and prepared to do their tasks in a safe and efficient manner, we have stringent procedures in place. All of our personnel are familiar with all routines, equipment and procedures relevant to their field of work and concrete tasks and responsibilities.


  • Risk assessment – We conduct risk assessments at all relevant phases and levels of a project and implement mitigating measures accordingly. Our procedures for risk assessment imply that we:
    • Systematically identify potential hazards to people, the environment and assets
    • Analyse and evaluate risk
    • Identify mitigation actions


  • Havfram’s department manager are responsible for the identification and assessment of critical risks within their own area of responsibility, in addition to the implementation of risk reduction measures.


  • HSEQ data management – To drive continued improvement in the area of HSEQ, we have designed procedures and systems for collection and handling of such data.
    • Systematically collect and analyse data and follow-up on all HSEQ incidents, including near-misses and nonconformities
    • Developed a comprehensive system that identifies, and shares lessons learned throughout our own and clients’ organisation. The system covers all worksites were Havfram personnel operate.