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Jan 22, 2017
ASA Salvage Safety Standards (ASA-SSS


The American Salvage Association was created as an association of professional salvors in order to provide an identity and assist in professionalizing the United States marine salvage and firefighting response capability.

Source: ASA

Jan 22, 2017
Oil Spills Prevention and Preparedness Regulation


EPA’s oil spill prevention program includes the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) and the Facility Response Plan (FRP) rules. T

Source: EPA

Jan 22, 2017
NOAA Emergency Response – Oil and Chemical Spills


Information from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support effective and safe responses to oil spills in the coastal environment

Source: NOAA

Sep 01, 2006
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Best Management Practices for Oregon Shipyards


Although a given facility may not compare exactly with another facility in terms of repair capabilities, type and size of docks, size of vessels, and so on, there are enough similarities between facilities to describe control techniques that can be adapted to suit a specific site and Standard Industrial Classification (

Source: DEQ

Aug 01, 2006
Training Marine Oil Spill Response Workers Under OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard


This booklet, written for marine oil spill response employers, describes the training your employees need under HAZWOPER, the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard.

Source: OSHA