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Wellness with Industry Safety Leaders

Wellness: The Next Evolution in Our Safety Systems

Wellness: The Next Evolution in Our Safety Systems

Wellness: The Next Evolution in Our Safety Systems

Wellness with Industry Safety Leaders

Employee health and well-being are becoming increasingly fundamental to operating a sustainable and safe business. AWO’s October webinar focused on further developing the concept that a healthy worker is a productive worker.

The webinar, Wellness: The Next Evolution in Our Safety Systems, featured insights from Emily Reiblein, Operations Integrity Manager, Crowley Maritime Corporation. 

 
Situational Awareness with Stephen Polk, Dan Price, and Casey Stubbs

Situational Awareness: Identify, Process & Understand

Situational Awareness: Identify, Process & Understand

Situational Awareness: Identify, Process & Understand

Situational Awareness with Stephen Polk, Dan Price, and Casey Stubbs

Loss of situational awareness has been cited as the cause of numerous accidents in the maritime industry and can result from a variety of factors, including fatigue, miscommunication, use of medications or illegal substances, social stress and more. Anything that is a distraction to a crewmember can diminish situational awareness.
 
Recently, AWO hosted a webinar entitled “Situational Awareness: Identify, Process & Understand,” featuring expert insights from Capt. Stephen Polk, Director, Maritime Education & Training, Seamen’s Church Institute; Capt. Dan Price, Operations Manager-Inland, Genesis Marine, LLC; and Casey Stubbs, Director, Safety/Compliance, Golding Barge Line, Inc. The presenters discussed ways to prevent loss of situational awareness as well as the policies, procedures and training their organizations are using to manage risk and preserve situational awareness. The panel also discussed how to determine if loss of situational awareness has occurred and the best ways to regain it.
 
Subchapter M - Year One with Officials from the Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance

Subchapter M_ Looking Back on Year 1 and Ahead to Year 2

Subchapter M_ Looking Back on Year 1 and Ahead to Year 2

Subchapter M_ Looking Back on Year 1 and Ahead to Year 2

Subchapter M - Year One with Officials from the Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance

AWO recently held a webinar to mark the end of the first year of Subchapter M implementation, featuring officials from the Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance. Together, the Coast Guard and AWO members held a facilitated discussion to reflect on our collective successes in implementing the new rule, consider important implementation and enforcement-related issues, and identify opportunities for improvement in the second year of the COI phase-in period.
Subchapter M - Looking Back on Year One and Ahead to Year Two with Officials from the Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance

Subchapter M_ Looking Back on Year 1 and Ahead to Year 2

Subchapter M_ Looking Back on Year 1 and Ahead to Year 2

Subchapter M_ Looking Back on Year 1 and Ahead to Year 2

Subchapter M - Looking Back on Year One and Ahead to Year Two with Officials from the Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance

July 24, 2019

AWO recently held a webinar to mark the end of the first year of Subchapter M implementation, featuring officials from the Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance. Together, the Coast Guard and AWO members held a facilitated discussion to reflect on our collective successes in implementing the new rule, consider important implementation and enforcement-related issues, and identify opportunities for improvement in the second year of the COI phase-in period.

 
Towing Industry Emergency Prevention and Response with Erick Anez, Bob Mueller, and Suzanne Treadway

Towing Industry Emergencies and Incidents: Prevention and Response Best Practices

Towing Industry Emergencies and Incidents: Prevention and Response Best Practices

Towing Industry Emergencies and Incidents: Prevention and Response Best Practices

Towing Industry Emergency Prevention and Response with Erick Anez, Bob Mueller, and Suzanne Treadway

Keeping mariners safe and eliminating injuries, accidents and pollution incidents are top priorities for AWO and its member companies. Even when preventative measures are in place, however, emergencies and incidents can and do happen.
 
This webinar, Towing Industry Emergencies and Incidents: Prevention and Response Best Practices, features expert insights on prevention and response best practices for towing industry emergencies and incidents from:
  • Erick Anez, Director, Safety & Resilience, Crowley Maritime Corporation
  • Bob Mueller, Senior Vice President, Turn Services, LLC
  • Suzanne Treadway, Assistant Corporate Safety Manager, Kirby Corporation
 
Mariner Mental Health with Dr. Adrienne Buggs, Kelly Clapp, and Douglas Stevenson

Mariner Mental Health: From Awareness to Action

Mariner Mental Health: From Awareness to Action

Mariner Mental Health: From Awareness to Action

Mariner Mental Health with Dr. Adrienne Buggs, Kelly Clapp, and Douglas Stevenson

The latest installment of AWO’s monthly webinar series, Mariner Mental Health: From Awareness to Action, focused on actions AWO members can take to improve safety and the mental health and well-being of mariners. The panel, featuring Dr. Adrienne Buggs of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Mariner Credentialing Program Policy Division, Kelly Clapp of Ingram Barge Company and Douglas Stevenson of The Seamen’s Church Institute, suggested practical steps companies can take to improve mariner mental health, including building social cohesion within vessel crews, developing a suicide prevention program and providing support to mariners who disclose mental health conditions.

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