SAFETY AND TRAINING
Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
State the purpose and function of the senior enlisted
member of the command safety council.
Recognize the procedures used to organize,
schedule, and evaluate safety and inspection
Identify the procedures used to advise the safety
officer on matters pertaining to the Navy
Occupational Safety and Health Deficiency
Abatement Plan (NAVOSHDAP).
Explain the procedures used to develop and monitor
safety and inspection programs.
Describe the procedures used to develop and
monitor training programs.
State the duties and responsibilities of the planning
board for training.
Describe the procedures used to contribute to and
monitor the command indoctrination and training
Identify special, Navy enlisted classification, and
rating-related training requirements; and describe
the procedures used to request school quotas.
Describe the duties of the damage control training
Describe the procedures used to organize, schedule,
and evaluate training programs.
Identify the procedures used to monitor the
completion of personnel advancement
requirements (PARs) within a division or
The primary goal of the Navys safety program and
training program is to enhance the operational readiness
of the command. These programs compliment each
other with survival being the final goal. In this chapter
you will learn the importance of organizing, monitoring,
and maintaining records of safety performance and
Safety in the Navy requires an effective and
aggressive occupational safety and health program. The
program should enhance operational readiness and
mission accomplishment to the maximum. Navy safety
programs are designed to create and maintain safe and
healthful working conditions for military and civilian
The Navy Occupational Safety and Health
(NAVOSH) Program is carried out through the use of
the chain of command. The Chief of Naval Operations
(CNO) directs the NAVOSH Program. The NAVOSH
Program applies to all military and civilian personnel
(including off-duty military personnel) and
nonappropriated fund personnel as well as materials.
The program is in effect afloat and ashore, on and off
naval installations. All Navy dependents and civilian
personnel on naval shore installations or embarked in
naval ships or aircraft must follow NAVOSH program
THE NAVAL SAFETY CENTER
On 2 June 1973, Commander, Naval Safety Center
(COMNAVSAFECEN), was designated the CNO
Safety Coordinator (OP-09F) in charge of centralized
management of all safety efforts. This action made the
mission of the Naval Safety Center more specific. The
CNO Safety Coordinator, who reports directly to the
Vice Chief of Naval Operations, performs the following