Tag: safety culture

4/19/2018: U.S. Flag interpretations on the ISM Code

This post discusses a recently released Mission Management System Work Instruction regarding the U.S. Flag Interpretations on the ISM Code to provide supplemental flag state guidance regarding the development, implementation, and verification of safety management systems on U.S. Flag vessels. This work instruction also includes specific provisions to assist in assessing risks and developing contingency plans for emergency shipboard situations, and is designed to be used in conjunction with CVC-WI-003, USCG Oversight of Safety Management Systems on U.S. Flag Vessels. Industry stakeholders and Recognized Organizations are encouraged to reference this guidance when developing, implementing, and verifying SMSs in order to promote a strong safety culture throughout the U.S. flag fleet.

9/23/2016: 2016 Center for Offshore Safety Forum – NASEM Safety Culture report

Recap of questions and answers related to the NASEM Safety Culture with Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy Rear Adm. Paul Thomas and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno at the fourth annual Center for Offshore Safety (COS) Forum in Houston. This is part two of a four-part series covering the panel by Thomas and Salerno.

5/26/2015: 2015 Offshore Technology Conference – Continuing the offshore safety discussion

Read part 6 in the 6 part series providing key takeaways from the Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference.

5/22/2015: 2015 Offshore Technology Conference – Risk-based inspections

Read part 5 in the 6 part series providing key takeaways from the Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference.

5/21/2015: 2015 Offshore Technology Conference – Complexity of operations and cyber

Read part 4 in the 6 part series providing key takeaways from the Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference.

5/20/2015: 2015 Offshore Technology Conference – Future challenges and opportunities

Read part 3 in the 6 part series providing key takeaways from the Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference.

5/19/2015: 2015 Offshore Technology Conference – Subsea containment issues

Read part 2 in the 6 part series providing key takeaways from the Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference.

5/18/2015: 2015 Offshore Technology Conference – Progress made since Deepwater Horizon

Read part 1 in the 6 part series providing key takeaways from the Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference.

9/16/2014: The Coast Guard’s Outer Continental Shelf National Center of Expertise

Maritime Commons continues the discussion on safety culture offshore and takes a look at the Outer Continental Shelf National Center of Expertise and their role in offshore operations.

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