Press Releases

In January of this year 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 completed a milestone project for the dredging and pipeline industries that will […]

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Like other sectors of the maritime industry, dredging is considered “essential” by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the division of the Department of Homeland Security tasked with identifying critical infrastructure and essential workers during the response to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. That means, even during the fight to slow […]

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Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its “Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce: Ensuring Community & National Resilience in COVID-19 Response.” This list of “essential critical infrastructure workforce” gives guidance to state and local jurisdictions and the private sector in considering how to […]

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OSHA recordkeeping requirements at 29 CFR Part 1904 mandate covered employers record certain work-related injuries and illnesses on their OSHA 300 log. COVID-19 can be a recordable illness if a worker is infected as a result of performing their work-related duties. However, employers are only responsible for recording cases of COVID-19 if all of the […]

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