Environmental Procedures for Contractors, Team Members, and Third Parties

NASSCO is committed to conducting all operations in a manner that safeguards the health and safety of employees, contractors, and the public while preventing pollution and protecting the environment. Because many shipyard activities have the potential to impact the environment, NASSCO has established specific requirements and procedures for contractors, team members, and third parties to help minimize these impacts.

STEP 1: READ NASSCO’S NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR NASSCO CONTRACTORS

All Contractors proposing to conduct work for NASSCO are required to read NASSCO’s Notice of Environmental Requirements for All Contractors. This document contains information about the environmental policies and procedures that contractors are required to follow when working for NASSCO.

Any contractor, team member, or third party that will be working inside NASSCO’s San Diego Shipyard, or at any other NASSCO San Diego Location (Tidelands, Otay, Mission Valley, etc.) is also required to read the Notice of Environmental Requirements for Contractors and Team Members Working at NASSCO San Diego Facilities.

STEP 2: SUBMIT THE ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENT REVIEW CHECKLIST AND CERTIFICATION

Each Contractor, Team Member, and Third Party requesting access must submit a completed and signed copy of the Environmental Requirement Review Checklist and Certification form. Each separate company or entity must submit one completed checklist prior to first beginning work.

Return a copy of the completed checklist to NASSCO by e-mail envreports@nassco.com, fax to 619-744-1088 or mail at NASSCO Attn: Environmental Engineering MS 22A PO BOX 85278, San Diego, CA 92113.

STEP 3: REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO PERFORM ACTIVITIES WITH POTENTIAL TO IMPACT THE ENVIRONMENT

FOR NASSCO SAN DIEGO FACILITIES ONLY!

The Notice of Environmental Requirements identifies certain shipyard activities that have been identified as having the potential to impact the environment or that have environmental permit or reporting requirements. NASSCO has developed activity specific Environmental Instructions to help familiarize outside entities with these requirements. Each Contractor, Team Member, and Third Party proposing to perform any of these activities at any NASSCO San Diego Facility is required to follow the applicable procedure(s) when working at NASSCO. Additionally, any , any entity proposing to conduct one or more of these activities shall apply for and obtain authorization from NASSCO’s Environmental Engineering Department before starting work using the Environmental Request Forms listed in the following table.

Return the completed authorization request forms to NASSCO by e-mail envreports@nassco.com or by fax to 619-744-1088. If approved, a signed copy of the authorization form will be returned to you to document the approval.

For additional information regarding NASSCO environmental policies and procedures, please call 619-544-7506.

Activities Requiring Authorization by NASSCO Environmental Engineering Department

Before Conducting This Activity: Review the Following NASSCO Environmental Instruction (EI) Submit the following documents or Environmental Request Form (ERF) to NASSCO:
Abrasive Blasting EI#1: Environmental Requirements for Abrasive blasting ERF#1: Request for Authorization to Perform Abrasive Blasting
Adhesive Use EI#2: Environmental Requirements for Adhesive Use ERF#2: Request for Authorization to Apply Adhesives
Asbestos Abatement, Removal, or Disruption 

OR:

Demolition of Building, Equipment, or Structures

EI#3: Environmental Requirements for Removal or Disruption of Asbestos ERF#3: Request for Authorization to Perform Asbestos Abatement or Demolition
Coating or Painting EI#4: Environmental Requirements for Painting and Coating ERF#4: Request for Authorization to Apply Paint and Coatings
Over-Water Transfer of Oil, Fuel, Oily Water, or Other Petroleum-Containing Materials  EI#5 Environmental Requirements for Overwater Transfers ERF#5 Request for Authorization to Perform Over-Water Transfers
Fiberglass/Polyester Resin Layup EI#6 Environmental Requirements for Fiberglass and Polyester Resin Work ERF#6 Request for Authorization to Apply Polyester Resin Materials
Generation, Disposal, or Transportation of Hazardous Waste EI#7 Environmental Requirements for Generation, Disposal, or Transportation of Hazardous Waste ERF#7 Request for Authorization to Generate, Dispose, or Transport Hazardous Waste
Generation or Disposal of Water or Wastewater (bilge, ballast, hydroblast, flushing)  EI#8 Environmental Requirements for Generation and Disposal of Water or Wastewater ERF#8 Wastewater Discharge Request
Operation of Non-Road Diesel Engines > 49 hp (including generators, compressors, pumps, hydro blasters, etc.) EI#9 Environmental Requirements for Non-Road Diesels ERF#9 Request for Authorization to Operate Non-Road Diesels
Operation of Off-Road Diesel Engines > 25 hp (including forklifts, construction equipment, load handlers, etc.) EI#10 Environmental Requirements for Off-Road Diesels ERF#10 Request for Authorization to Operate Off-Road Diesels
Solvent Use EI#11 Environmental Requirements for Solvent Use ERF#11 Request for Authorization to Use Solvent Products
Welding EI#12 Environmental Requirements for Welding ERF#12 Request for Authorization to Perform Welding
Handling of Petroleum Products (> 50 gallons) within Facility (including fuel delivery and handling of oils and fuels, but excluding over-water transfers)  EI#13 Environmental Requirements for Handling of Oils and Fuels ERF#13 Request for Authorization to Handle Oils and Fuels

STEP 4: SUBMIT MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS TO NASSCO’s SAFETY DEPARTMENT

A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) must be submitted to NASSCO’s Safety Department for review before bringing any chemical product or hazardous material into any NASSCO facility. Examples of such products include paints, oils, solvents, adhesives, abrasive grit, cleaners, caulking, weld rod, and other chemical products. These materials may not be brought into any NASSCO facility without first being approved by the Safety Department. For more information about this requirement, contact NASSCO’s Safety Department at 619-544-8444.