This guide outlines the procedures and guidance required for planning and conducting a Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) for United States ports and waterways.
Although the guide provides the information and material needed to complete a port risk assessment, success depends upon the initiative and skill of the personnel assigned to the facilitation team, broad experience of the participants, and a proactive sponsor.
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Methodology
Chapter 3 Appendix A - Statement of Work Chapter 3 Appendix B - Logistics Schedule Checklist Chapter 3 Appendix C - Workshop Floor Plan
Chapter 4 - Participants
Chapter 4 Appendix A - Participant Schedule Checklist Chapter 4 Appendix B - Interest Groups Chapter 4 Appendix C - Invitation Letter Chapter 4 Appendix D - Read Ahead Material
Chapter 5 - Workshop Preparation
Chapter 5 Appendix A: Materials Preparation Schedule Checklist Chapter 5 Appendix B: Workshop Equipment Checklist Chapter 5 Appendix C: Workshop Agenda Chapter 5 Appendix D: Facilitation Team Contact List Chapter 5 Appendix E: Waterway Risk Model Chapter 5 Appendix F: Waterway Risk Model Explanation Chapter 5 Appendix G: Risk Factor Mitigations Chapter 5 Appendix H: Glossary of Terms Chapter 5 Appendix I: Workshop Critique Chapter 5 Appendix J: Participant Folder Labels Chapter 5 Appendix K: Book 1: Baseline Risk Levels Chapter 5 Appendix L: Book 2: Team Expertise Cross Assessment Chapter 5 Appendix M: Book 3: Mitigation Effectiveness Chapter 5 Appendix N: Book 4: Additional Interventions Chapter 5 Appendix O: Workshop Name Tags Chapter 5 Appendix P: Workshop Name Tents Chapter 5 Appendix Q: Attendee Contact List
Chapter 6 - Conducting the Workshop
Chapter 6 Appendix A: Pre-Workshop Meeting Agenda Chapter 6 Appendix B: Facilitator Agenda Review Chapter 6 Appendix C: PAWSA Day One Brief Chapter 6 Appendix D: PAWSA Day Two Brief Chapter 6 Appendix E: List of Slides
Chapter 7 - Post-Workshop Action Items
Chapter 7 Appendix A: Workshop Critique Analysis Chapter 7 Appendix B: Thank You Letter Chapter 7 Appendix C: Sample Format - PAWSA Workshop Report