I. Alliance Background
May 17, 2004
To provide North Pacific Fishing Vessel Owner's Association (NPFVOA) members and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employeesâ€™ health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to hazards associated with material handling, walking and working surfaces, machine guarding and maintenance procedures, chemicals and emergency planning.
Implementation Team Members
Leslie J. Hughes - NPFVOA
Abe Mutawe - OSHA
Richard S. Terrill - OSHA
Dale Cavanaugh - OSHA
Alan Davis - American Seafoods
May 17, 2004 to Present
II. Implementation Team Meetings
We held three meetings to discuss projects and goals on: June 7, 2004; March 8, 2005; and December 9, 2005.
III. Events and Products
Training and Education
Following an amputation accident on a fish processor off the coast of Alaska, OSHA requested the help from the NPFVOA in advising the smaller employers in the industry on lockout/tagout (LOTO) requirements and procedures. The NPFVOA provided four half-day training classes on LOTO. OSHA participated in these training sessions.
12/07/05 - Lockout/Tagout Training Session
12/16/05 - Lockout/Tagout Training Session
12/20/05 - Lockout/Tagout Training Session
01/10/06 - Lockout/Tagout Training Session
No products were developed.
Outreach and Communication
The alliance partners worked jointly with OSHA's National Office to develop guidelines for the use of personnel transfer devices (billy pugh).
Personnel transfer device guidelines were published on April 4, 2005. OSHA reviewed sections of the NPFVOA Vessel Safety Program and provided comments.
Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health
The NPFVOA and OSHA prepared an article on LOTO to be published in their associations newsletter.
|Type of Activity (Conference, Training, Print and Electronic Distribution, etc.)
||Number of Individuals Reached or Trained
|4 LOTO Training Sessions
|1 Safety Training Session
V. Upcoming Milestones
Continue with LOTO training and hazard awareness. Provide publication and information as it becomes available.