Guidance Manuals & Documents

Application for the STOW Certification Audit

The Energy Chamber is pleased to inform contractors of our new online system for STOW Certification. Using the online system you can apply for the STOW audit and track the progress of your audit.  

Before you apply for the STOW audit, please ensure that your company is able to provide at least 3 - 6 months of records and other evidence of implementation of the HSE management system. 

For initial access to the online system, please go to our STOW homepage and on the right panel, enter the username and password that was given to you to access the STOW selfcheck questionnaire. 

We strongly recommend that you change your password after gaining access to the system.

If you do not have a username and password, please contact the STOW Project Office. The Energy Chamber will only issue usernames and passwords to duly authorized persons within organizations.
Disclaimer: Contractors have full responsibility for ensuring that usernames and passwords are properly managed and secured within their organizations. 

The application fee for the STOW certification audit remains the same:  

Chamber Members ($TT)
Non Members ($TT)
Low Risk $1,000.00 + VAT $1,250.00 + VAT
High Risk $3,000.00 + VAT $3,750.00 + VAT

An Introduction to STOW
This is a one stop document for information on STOW

STOW Contractor Guidance Manual (version 10: Nov 2015)
The STOW Contractor Guidance Manual provides details and guidance on the 11 elements of the STOW HSE requirements. Click link above to download the Manual.

STOW Administration Manual (version 6: Sep-2017)
The STOW Administration Manual provides details on the levels of risk (low risk and high risk) associated with certification as well as details on the  administration of STOW.  Clink link above to download Manual. 

Sample STOW Manual for Small and Micro Contractors
The Sample STOW Manual can be downloaded and tailored to suit the specific operations of a contractor.  Click link above to download Manual. 

HSE Documents for STOW Assessment Document Review  
This document is a checklist of all the HSE documents that an Assessor will want to see during a STOW assesssment. Contractors must have them ready and available for the Assessor to review during the assessment. Click link above to download document.

Guidance on the use of the STOW logo 
The STOW acronym is now a trademark of the Energy Chamber. Anyone wishing to use the STOW Logo and STOW acronym must first get permission from the Energy Chamber.  To get the terms and conditions for using the Logo click the link above. 





Surveillance Audits
Effective Sept 1st 2017 Surveillance Audits will be included in the contracts for STOW audits.......Read more

Now available:

STOW Clinic (call for an appointment)

Feedback form on the STOW website 

HSE lessons learnt website at