Archive for March, 2012

Addition of AWO RCP Auditor to Safety Training Resources

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Safety Training Resources announces the addition of an American Waterways Operators (AWO), Responsible Carrier Program (RCP) Auditor. An AWO-certified auditor develops unique and specific safety and environmental programs tailored to the barge and towing industries and with the upcoming flood season compliance has never been more important.

“For the first time the St. Louis and St. Charles barge and towing industries will have a local AWO auditor available to develop and hone their operational processes. Having been a part of a river business for over 30 years, the opportunity to have a local contact to ensure safety and process compliance is an invaluable source,” says president of Safety Training Resources, Jeff Viehmann. As an RCP certified auditor for the AWO, we are trained to incorporate best industry practices in the towing industry that includes company management policies, vessel equipment and human factors.

The American Waterways Operators is the national trade association representing the owners and operators of tugboats, towboats, and barges serving the waterborne commerce of the United States. Once certified, AWO Auditors are able to conduct compliance audits in all 50 states.

Safety Training Resources is an independently owned and operated company with expert knowledge of safety practices across a range of trade industries. Training and Auditing certifications include: OSHA Authorized Trainer, OSHA Construction and General Industry Trainer, MSHA Certified Trainer Part 46 and 48, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, and a range of personal health and safety certifications. No matter the size of the business, they will develop customized, flexible programs with the goal of protecting your employees; reduce losses and insurance costs that will ensure company profitability.