Subchapter M TSMS Objectives for Management & Designated Persons

TVIB has partnered with SafeMARINER and ACTion group (d/b/a ACTSafe Training) to present the Subchapter M Towing Safety Management Systems (TSMS) Objectives for Management & Designated Persons course.  This course covers: the history of Designated Person (DP), understanding the importance of TSMS purpose, design, implementation issues, DP requirements for RCP, Sub M & ISM Code, critical success factors for successful management systems, advanced view of James Reasons’ causation model, Management of Change, Hierarchy of Controls, what should generate corrective and preventive actions, effective Management Review practices for high performing organizations and more.

Please note that although this is a stand-alone course, it is presented the day following and at the same location as the Risk Management Course.

*If you are a TVIB member please register through the member portal to receive your member discount.

**If you are a TPO customer employee or a Supporting Organization employee, please contact your company’s representative for log in information to obtain the member discount for this course.

2019 Course Dates TBA

Course Description:

  • Length: One day (8 hours)
  • Course binder and text provided
  • Maximum class size: 30, Minimum class size 6

Who Should Attend:

  • Internal & external auditors who want to understand how to better meet Subchapter M TSMS objectives
  • Consultants who advise on RCP, TSMS and ISM management systems
  • Operations personnel wishing to protect their company interest
  • Designated Persons Ashore wishing to understand the regulation and how to document compliance
  • Anyone involved with TSMS and TMSA3 compliant management systems
  • Course meets ANSI Z 490.1 standards for training

Course Highlights Include:

  • A review of the history of the Designated Person Ashore
  • Review the Herald of Free Enterprise casualty
  • Understand management systems purpose, design and implementation
  • Understand the purpose, objectives, functional requirements and TSMS Elements of Sub M
  • Learn the reason for Management of Change and how it can best help your company
  • Learn and discuss the ANSI Z-10 Hierarchy of Controls
  • Learn the 5 steps to and effective incident investigation process
  • Understand what generates Corrective & Preventive actions
  • Discuss why internal audits should be tougher than an external audit
  • Comparison of ISM Code, RCP and TMSA3 DPA requirements
  • Interactive discussions-learn from your colleagues
  • Course meets ANSI Z 490.1 standards for training
  • Complements TMSA3 9A.3.3 training
  • Bring your Sub M TSMS, RCP and TMSA3 questions to the course
  • Certificates provided demonstrating your professional development

Please note that TVIB reserves the right to cancel this course based on enrollment numbers and/or instructor availability no later than two weeks before the first day of class.  TVIB will not be responsible for reimbursements to course registrants for travel/accommodation expenses.