Press Releases

Today, the Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) released Pipeline Incident Prevention, a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines located in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers federal navigation channels. This completes a milestone project for the dredging and pipeline industries that will raise awareness and ultimately […]

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On November 25, 2019 the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an enforcement policy for crane operator certifications issued by Crane Institute Certification (CIC). OSHA requires crane operators engaged in construction activity to be certified by an entity accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency. CIC no longer holds such […]

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The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held its 2nd Leadership in Safety Awards Dinner on November 12th in Washington, DC to honor occupational safety and health excellence in the dredging industry.  Held on the heels of a CDMCS Pipeline Task Force Meeting, the ceremonial banquet was widely attended by member dredging and […]

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is undertaking a five-year program to end all raster and paper nautical chart production. Ultimately, production of all NOAA paper nautical charts, raster navigational charts (NOAA RNC), and related products, such as BookletCharts, will cease. NOAA is seeking feedback from chart users and companies that provide products and services based on NOAA raster and electronic navigational chart (NOAA ENC) […]

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On November 14, 2019 Pure Safety Group announced a product recall for the Guardian Fall Protection and Web Devices 3-Way Rescue and Retrieval self-retracting lifelines (SRLs). Under certain conditions, braking forces may cause gear misalignment, potentially resulting in diminished rescue/retrieval functionality. The recall affects all 3-Way SRLs manufactured prior to March 2019. The recall includes the […]

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