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Marine Safety Training Bulletin (May 2010)

posted May 2, 2010, 5:11 PM by Andrew Welch   [ updated May 2, 2010, 5:32 PM ]
POC: Andrew Welch, SO-MS,

There is one upcoming training opportunity in the Marine Safety field within Sector Baltimore during May.  If you are aware of others, please notify POC.

Understanding Hazards - Tuesday 11 May, 1900-2100; Coast Guard Yard, Barry Hall.
This class is needed for both Container and Facility PQS qualifications currently available for augmentee duty at Sector Baltimore.  This will not be sign off, but will rather be just the mentoring to get members ready for sign off.  Uniform is not required, I plan to be there by 6:30, so that we cal begin at 7:00 pm.  Driving directions are available at  Ask about parking at the Guard Post entering the Yard.  Please notify Bruce Becker, ADSO-MS, at to register, and copy Andrew Welch, SO-MS, at

There are currently opportunities to pursue the following PQS within Sector Baltimore (please notify POC if interested):
  • Container inspection;
  • Pollution Investigation;
  • Facility Inspection;
  • Commercial fishing vessel examination;
  • Uninspected passenger vessel examination;
  • Marine Prevention Outreach Specialist;
  • Marine Safety Administration and Management Specialist.
Additional information and background available at this link: Increased Coast Guard Auxiliary support for Marine Safety, Security, and Environmental Protection.