UW Safety Managment System (SMS)
The University of Washington School of Oceanography follows the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) International Safety Management (ISM) Guidelines.
The Port Captain, in the UW School of Oceanography Marine Operations, oversees the Safety Management Manual. The section numbers align with the ISM code section numbers. It is divided into 4 pdf documents.
Section 1: Introduction and overview
Section 2: Environmental, safety, harassment, and drug/alcohol policies
Section 3: Company, UW Oceanography responsibility
Section 4: Designated Person (DP), the shore side point of contact, responsibilities and contact information
Section 5: The Master's responsibility and authority
Section 6: Personnel and resources, ship familiarization
Section 9: Opportunities for improvement, accidents, near misses and non-conformities, casualty reports and safety meetings
Section 10: Maintenance
Section 11: Documentation
Section 12: Internal audits
Section 13: Validation, external audits
Other related publications:
NTVRP, SOPEP and associated Annexes are not posted due to the copyright, the Port Captain maintains copies.
Updated 2022 May 11 by Su Tipple