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Despite all the training and precautions that mariners are required to take onboard a vessel, injuries and deaths that occur in the confined spaces of a ship is still a major safety concern in the maritime industry. A recent tragedy where three persons were asphyxiated while working onboard a laid-up Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) […]

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The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) convened last week in Washington, DC, on the heels of its Pipeline Task Force Meeting, bringing together a broad cross-section of industry and government stakeholders discussing safety measures for the dredging sector. Chairing this industry-leading forum on safety, were Jason Campbell of Great Lakes Dredge and […]

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On November 13 the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force and its three teams made enough progress for an early harvest in delivering solutions that support safe work practices, increase public awareness, and strengthen the accuracy of underwater pipeline data through inter-agency, public-private collaboration and information sharing.   Best Practices Team (# 1) – Devon Carlock as […]

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Safety leadership took center stage on November 13th as the dredging and marine construction industry convened in Washington, DC with key stakeholders to promote and honor those who go above and beyond in advancing a safety-first culture and leading by example. CDMCS was proud to present its first safety awards to the following visionaries   […]

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The CDMCS convened on November 14 in Washington, DC on the heels of the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and the Safety Awards Dinner to discuss best practices, leading indicators in safety, lockout/tagout protocols, emergency response procedures like abandon ship, man overboard, and crew accountability; OSHA regulatory actions, and a regional review of safety progress/challenges across […]

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