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.