|Staying on top of trends helps EPIC Divers & Marine be better prepared to meet our clients’ needs. Therefore, we maintain active memberships in key industry associations and business organizations.
Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI)
This non-profit organization promotes commercial diving education, establishes safety standards, and encourages industry-wide compliance with these standards. EPIC Divers & Marine personnel serve in leadership roles in the organization.
Gulf Coast Safety and Training Group
EPIC Divers & Marine is active in this organization, as well as in other local and state groups dedicated to promoting safety. Our membership in these groups expands our insight into industry concerns and standards and helps us implement new processes in our safety programs.
Harvey Canal Industrial Association (HCIA)
HCIA is dedicated to improving the business climate of the Harvey Canal Industrial Corridor and the energy-related industry.
International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)
IMCA works through and on behalf of its members world-wide promoting offshore safety, addressing technical matters and on a variety of other issues.
Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI)
LABI's mission is to foster a climate for economic growth by championing a free enterprise system that represents the interests of the business community through active involvement in political, legislative, judicial, and regulatory processes.
Louisiana Mid–Continent Oil and Gas Association
The Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association represents all sectors of the oil and gas industry operating in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico. One of the goals of the oil and gas industry is to cooperate in harmony with the environment.
Metropolitan Safety Council of the New Orleans Area
The Council’s mission is to educate and influence people to prevent accidental injury and death by providing safety and health information, training, and programs in South Louisiana and the Gulf Coast Region.
National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA)
NOIA’s mission is to secure reliable access and a favorable regulatory and economic environment for the companies that develop the nation’s valuable offshore energy resources in an environmentally responsible manner. The organization’s Safety in Seas Award recognizes excellence among those who, by their actions, design, or influence contribute to improving the safety of life offshore.
Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA)
This trade association protects the safety and well-being of marine industry personnel, representing their interests on regulatory issues including vessel inspections, crewing, licensing, and international safety treaties. EPIC Divers & Marine participates in OMSA sessions focusing on improving industry safety.
Petroleum Education Council (PEC)
The PEC’s basic safety-training course is accepted by more than 35 operators in 20 states. It complies with Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and Minerals Management Service (MMS) orientation requirements. EPIC Diving & Marine has an approved PEC instructor on staff. All EPIC employees receive a certificate and a PEC card upon completion of PEC training.
Plaquemines Association of Business & Industry(PABI)
This local economic development council, provides leadership and enhancement to the civic, cultural, economic and business communities of Plaquemines Parish.
Southern Gas Association (SGA)
SGA is dedicated to improving individual and corporate performance in the transmission, distribution, and marketing of natural gas.
Veriforce is a pipeline operator qualification service that provides verification, documentation, and auditing. In addition, they compile records via an online database, confirming to EPIC clients that our personnel are qualified to perform DOT pipeline-related tasks. EPIC currently utilizes in-house, experienced supervisors and superintendents as authorized Veriforce Evaluators who follow stringent protocols and perform one-on-one, task-specific evaluations with EPIC’s divers, requiring operator qualifications.