What is STOW

A certification programme for the health, safety and environmental management systems (HSE-MS) of contractors who serve Trinidad & Tobago’s energy sector. The programme is currently in use by 25 of the major clients to prequalify their contractors.


  • To assure that contractors in the energy industry have acceptable health, safety and environmental standards by assessing and certifying their HSEMS

  • To raise contractors’ performance and global competitiveness by assuring effective management of HSE risk