Our exceptional commitment to HSE issues, and industry-leading safety record, shows the lengths we go to protect our people, customers, community, and environment.

“At Driver Pipeline, each and every employee is a ‘safety’ person.”

–  Jeff Moore – Vice President – Health & Safety

Being safe is good business. Driver Pipeline’s goal is to be the safest contractor in the industry. Every Driver employee is committed to the safety of our people and is thoroughly trained to ensure safe behavior. Based on Driver’s extensive training program and complete commitment to safe practices, all company employees are aware of their responsibilities to co-workers, customers, and to the general public. Driver Pipeline has a fully staffed safety department charged with insuring our full compliance in all areas of:

  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • OSHA Regulations
  • DOT /OQ Rules
  • Smith System Driver Safety
  • And more

Employee Training
The training and orientation of newly hired employees is a key focus, as are ongoing training initiatives for employees and teams. Training for company employees covers all baseline safety and health training per OSHA CFR 1926/1910 standards. Additionally, environmental baseline training is aimed at spill/pollution prevention and waste minimization. Our employees are also trained to fully comply with customers’ Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP).

  • Excavation Safety & Competent Person Training
  • Medic first aid CPR
  • Respiratory & Hearing Protection Program
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training
  • HAZWOPER Training for Emergency Responders

HSE Programs
Essential to achieving the highest safety levels in the industry is our commitment to establish and communicate to all employees the safety and health philosophy and principles by which Driver Pipeline Company will be guided, and to help define the role and responsibilities regarding safety and health. This commitment has translated into an accident rate far below the industry national average and a workforce that is aware of and sensitive to the health and safety of everyone.

Key Elements of Driver Pipeline’s HSE Program include:

  • Executive management focus, support of, and full commitment to stated goal
  • Comprehensive mid-management safety and liability awareness program
  • Well-defined roles, responsibility, and accountability for all HSE issues
  • Full employee involvement and clear understanding of expectations relative to safe and responsible behavior
  • Smith System Defensive Driving training
  • JSA/JHA Hazard Analysis
  • Full Time Professional Field Safety Personnel
  • Stop Work Authority
  • Short Service Employee Program
  • Comprehensive Behavior Based Safety Program
  • State-of-the-art training center at the corporate office, underscoring the company’s commitment to training to achieve an industry – leading HSE effort
  • Safety committee, which includes personnel from all disciplines throughout the company

Safety Awards

Driver Pipeline’s commitment to safety is further confirmed by the number of safety awards the company has earned.

Dow Chemical Freeport

Safety Excellence Award – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Best in Class Safety Award – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Houston Business Roundtable

Gold – 2017
Bronze – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Air Products Contruction Engineering

Safety Excellence Award – 2017

ExxonMobil (Empco Pipeline Project)

Safety Quality Award – 2016

Kinder Morgan

National Gas Business Unit Contractor Safety Award with Best Safety Performance – 2012


Project Safety Award – 1997

SMU Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship

Safety Award – 2008

Conoco Phillips

Pipeline Safety Award – Accident & Injury Free – 2006, 2007


Gulf Coast Regional Safety Excellence Award – 1997

Air Products

Safety Excellence Award – 1996

National Utility Contractors Association

Project of the Year Award Winner – UTMB Galveston – 2016
“Top Jobs” Overall Winner – 2015
“Top Jobs” Winner for Gas Distribution – 2015
William H. Feather for Commendable Achievement in Field Construction Safety – 2015
William H. Feather – National Safety Award 1 million + manhours for Meritorious Achievement in Construction Safety – 2014
Project of the Year, Atmos: Line D9 (The Colony) – 2016

Contact Driver Pipeline today for more information