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The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), the nation’s dredging and marine construction safety council and formal partnership between U.S. dredging contractors and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is celebrating ten years of progress in safety and occupational health leadership. The 10th of April marked the date that three organizations – […]

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Cottrell Contracting Corporation is proud to announce that it had zero accidents and incidents and zero loss time in 2017. Cottrell’s safety success happened quickly but not overnight. Policies and procedures were improved, and safety gear was upgraded. Stop work authority and education were made high priorities. Drones and other technologies were adopted to improve […]

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The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held its quarterly meeting on October 25, 2017 in Washington, D.C., with 10 representatives from member companies present. “‘One of the goals of the group,’ [Devon] Carlock said, ‘is to create uniform standards for safety, including the hiring of qualified safety personnel.’” The next CDMCS quarterly […]

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The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held its quarterly meeting on May 4 in Washington, D.C., with 10 representatives from member companies present. “Our Meeting went extremely well,” CDMCS Co-Chair Devon Carlock told IDR. “We had in-depth conversations of safety polices and best practices, and the members shared programs and training resources […]

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