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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.
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
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
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 (
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.