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Safety Considerations for Port Meteorological Officers Terrance E. Brisbin, PE August 27, 2014 Stennis Space Center, MS.

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1 Safety Considerations for Port Meteorological Officers Terrance E. Brisbin, PE August 27, 2014 Stennis Space Center, MS

2 PMO Safety Water Safety Transferring from Small Boats to Large Vessels Fall Prevention Cargo Hazards (toxics, etc.) Crane Operations Dockside Hazards Infectious Diseases Personal Security Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

3 PMO Safety Water Safety Falls from gangway: Wind Rain Ice Snow Grain dust Ore/coal dust

4 PMO Safety Small Boats to Large Vessels – Carrying Equipment – Climbing Jacobs Ladder – Crush Hazard Between Vessels – Underway – Anchored With River Current – Fall Hazard To Small Boat To Water

5 PMO Safety Fall Prevention – Jacob’s Ladders – Ship’s Ladders – Gangways – Small Boats Underway – Carrying Equipment – Slippery Decks – Trip Hazards

6 PMO Safety Cargo Hazards – Toxics – Flammables – Loose/Shifting Cargo – Open Hatches – Slippery Decks

7 PMO Safety Crane Operations – Loading/Unloading – Shipboard Cranes – Dockside Cranes – Moving Container Cranes – Night operations – High Noise Environments

8 PMO Safety High Noise Environments – Wear Hearing Protection – Excessive Noise Requires Hearing Conservation Program with Annual Audiograms – OSHA Permissible Noise Exposures: 1 HR dB 2 HR dB 4 HR - 95 dB 8 HR - 90 dB

9 PMO Safety Dockside Hazards – Trains – Trucks – Cranes – Vehicles – Containers (?) – Limited Sight Distances (?) – Mooring Lines (?)

10 PMO Safety Infectious Diseases – Inoculations (?) – Ebola – TB – Tetanus – Diptheria – Hepatitis A & B – Other

11 PMO Safety Personal Security – Nighttime Operations – Limited Presence of Security – Criminal Activity – Communications Issues? High Noise Environments (Text?) Wind Rain Darkness Who To Contact in Emergency?

12 PMO Safety Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Reflective Vest – Hardhats – Gloves – Safety Eyewear – Protective Footwear – Flotation Device (PFD) – Flashlight – Strobe (?) – Laser Pointer (?) – Leatherman Tool/Pocket Knife (?) – Flame Resistant Clothing (FRC) – Other (?)

13 PMO Safety Source:

14 PMO Safety - Flame Resistant Clothing

15 PMO Safety


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