July Training Opportunities – Space Is Limited

TVIB and ACTSafe Training are hosting a Subchapter M suite of courses in Houston the week of June 9th – Space is Limited.  You can register for all three courses or just the one(s) needed.  Each course builds upon the other.  If you’ve already taken the MILA course consider expanding your depth of knowledge and exposure to critical Subchapter M elements. See below for course descriptions and links for registration.

Marine Internal Lead Auditor (MILA) – July 9-10 – Houston, TX – Marine Internal Lead Auditor

TVIB has partnered with ACTSafe Training in this Coast Guard recognized Marine Internal Lead Auditor course, designed to teach the specific skills and knowledge necessary to conduct and lead internal audits for commercial marine companies.

The course meets the requirements of ANSI Z 490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training and the requirements of 46 CFR 138.310(d)(2).

Course Information and Registration

Risk Management – July 11 – Houston, TX

The RCP requires risk a risk process and most companies are not providing training in how to conduct risk assessments. This course is written by the author of the RCP risk section (Rick Dunn). Persons taking this class will leave with simple risk tools that can be used in the workplace. With Subchapter M becoming law in 2018, it makes sense to ensure your risk process meets the ISO 31000 risk standard.

You will learn:

  • Risk management vs Risk Assessment
  • The Risk Pyramid
  • RCP, TMSA3, Sub M risk requirements
  • Review key risk tools and concepts of ISO 31000
  • Failure Effects Mode Analysis (FEMA) risk methodology
  • How to use risk tools to assist in creating a Permit to Proceed Process for COI discrepancies under Subchapter M
  • How to conduct hazard bases qualitative risk assessments (format provided)
  • How to implement a simple yet effective JSA process

This course is suitable for managers, safety personnel, vetting advisors (oil majors and operators), regulators, operations managers and Port Captains.

Course Information and Registration

Subchapter M TSMS Objectices for Designated Persons – July 12 – Houston, TX

As the industry enters into a “regulated management system” world, the TSMS becomes critical to managers and those serving as Designated Persons under RCP or the ISM Code. This course is designed to help management and individuals protect their interests while demonstrating they are meeting the TSMS objectives of Subchapter M. The current language in Sub M appears to expose management and DPAs should a major incident occur or if a third party challenges their TSMS methodology. This course explores how best to protect your interests while making the TSMS more effective.

You will learn:

  • The history of the DPA with a case study review
  • Understanding how to meet the purpose of a TSMS for USCG and Customer needs
  • Critical success factors for marine managers and operations personnel
  • Management of Change concepts
  • Importance of Hierarchy of Controls in a TSMS improvement process
  • Each TSMS objective in Sub M is reviewed and methods to demonstrate how to meet them are discussed and explained
  • How to improve your internal audits to demonstrate compliance with the objectives
  • How to use Management Reviews to maximize compliance and improve effectiveness
  • Details of how the best operators ensure that their TSMS meets the objectives and is effective

This course is suitable for managers, DPA’s, safety personnel, vetting advisors (oil majors and operators), regulators, operations managers and Port Captains.

Course Information and Registration


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