CDMCS

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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This week in Washington, DC, the Pipeline Task Force of the Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) huddled for several hours discussing a path forward for eliminating underwater pipeline incidents during dredging activities. The dredging workload in U.S. ports and waterways is increasing. Ports and waterways along the East and Gulf Coasts are […]

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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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