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Activities and Events Archive
(2004 - 2007)
- September 14, 2007: OSHA Business of Small Business Forum: "Safety and
Health Issues in the Maritime Industry," Washington, DC. Representatives from
Alliance Program participants, ASA and Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA),
addressed safety and health issues of employees in small and medium-sized
shipyards during the Forum. Jim Thornton, Director of Environmental, Health and
Safety at Northrop Grumman Corporation-Newport News in Newport News, Virginia
and representing the ASA, described his organization's management and employee
engagement in workplace safety and health. Terry Preston, Director of Safety,
Environmental & Quality at Atlantic Marine, LLC in Mobile, AL, representing the
SCA, presented "Small to Medium Sized Shipyard Challenges and Opportunities."
- September 21, 2004: Representatives from three maritime Alliances attended the Maritime
Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Seminar in New Orleans, Louisiana to hear presentations from
maritime companies and OSHA's National Office, Region III and Region VI and to discuss the
application process, requirements and benefits of VPP from both the industry and government
- September 10-17, 2004: 2004 National Safety Congress & Expo, Ernest R.
Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.
- September 13, 2004: Tom Pope, then-Area Director, Region III, Norfolk,
Virginia Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; Teresa Preston, Director, Safety,
Environment & Quality, Atlantic Marine, Inc.; and David Pivarnik, Northrop
Grumman Ship Systems Director of Environmental, Health & Safety; spoke to
over 40 attendees at the workshop entitled, "Shipyard Alliances with OSHA,"
during the National Safety Congress.