Health, Safety and Security

CGG is committed to preventing injuries, preserving the environment, and delivering products and services that meet or exceed expectations while conscientiously applying our Sustainable Development (SD) policy.

CGG is committed to achieving and maintaining excellence in all aspects of its activities, being the industry leader in Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility practices and performance and pursuing continuous improvement.
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 Management leadership and visibility are at the heart of the CGG HSE-OMS

CGG recognizes that its HSE performance ultimately lies with each of its individual employees and subcontracted employees, their ability to work together as a team and their commitment to take responsibility for their own safety and their colleagues. Under this principle, HSE is a key responsibility for Line Management, and each manager has specific objectives in line with our HSE policies. In order to have a systematic and comprehensive approach to HSE, CGG applies an Operating Management System (HSE-OMS) based on International Oil and Gas Producers' (IOGP) recommended practice.

Individual risk awareness and responsibility are essential elements of our HSE-OMS. Our behavioral program "Rules To Live By" and "Things We All Must Know" focuses on key safety behaviors and knowledge and is deployed across all activities and is available in various languages. These rules are supported by clear procedures, a consequence management program and visible signage for worksites.


Rules to Live By
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Things We All Must Know
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The Operating Management System draws on CGG's long-term and worldwide experience in the identification and control of risks. It is regularly updated to include requirements from international standards and major local regulations. It also reflects newly identified best practices within CGG operations, from the ongoing internal dissemination of information, information sharing amongst the membership of the International Association of Geophysical Contractors (IAGC) and IOGP and from monitoring and benchmarking studies with other industries.
A cornerstone of high HSE performance is discipline in reporting all events, near-misses and hazards. In CGG this is done with the purposely designed QHSE tool, PRISM.

PRISM is a globally networked, structured, electronically distributed and controlled method of sharing QHSE records across all operating sites and units within CGG. It allows the production of QHSE reports, verification of performance including risk assessment, and management of action points. All CGG employees can access PRISM.

Digital Fraud

CGG regularly receives enquiries from the public regarding clarification on attempts at digital (online, mobile, etc.) fraud where the CGG name and/or identity has been used deceptively and/or illegally

Digital fraud can take many forms including, but not limited to, job opportunities, recruitment, money grants, prizes, and business opportunities. Often, scammers pretend to be someone you trust, such as an HR executive, or a company with which you do business. To generate awareness and help with the avoidance of being misled by online fraud, CGG advises that in communications with the general public, it never does any of the following:

  • Sends emails from any source other than from an email address with the domain of,
  • Requests money for any of its processes, including for recruitment,
  • Requests personal information such as passport and bank account details from someone that you cannot verify as a CGG employee.

Don’t be misled by fraudulent communications and watch for these above warning signs. Please do not respond to unsolicited business opportunities and/or job offers, or share sensitive information with any source that you cannot verify as an official CGG address, email or telephone number.

While we sympathize with anyone that has become a victim of fraud, CGG, and its affiliates cannot accept any responsibility.

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