At Conanicut Marine Services, Inc. environmental, health, and safety compliance is integral to our proactive, environmentally friendly culture.
Conanicut Marine Services, Inc. embraces an environmental, health, and safety program while achieving high corporate growth. Our corporate policy exceeds to comply with all applicable environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations.
Since 1974, Conanicut Marine has been a pro-active, environmentally friendly marina. Significant capital and operating expenses have been committed toward minimizing the environmental impact of the marina and boat yard facility through ongoing infrastructure improvements, best management practices, and employee training. Conanicut Marine has demonstrated time after time that it far exceeds industry standards with its actions and intentions to minimize environmental impacts whenever possible.
Conanicut Marine Services is dedicated to a clean environment.
Conanicut Marine Services will continue to find ways to minimize its impact on the environment and minimize waste generation. Continual improvement of environmental and safety performance is paramount to our success. Identification and periodic review of our environmental and safety objectives contributes to the compliance culture. Implementation of innovative environmental, health and safety improvements assists in employee retention.
Conanicut Marine is an active member of numerous marine industry associations including:
- American Boat Builders & Repairers Assosciation (ABBRA)
- Association of Marine Industries
- Rhode Island Marine Trade Association
- American Boat & Yacht Council
Constant industry involvement through membership allows for greater exchange of best practice ideas and improved knowledge and overall awareness.
Employee Involvement & Communication
All Conanicut Marine operational employees are part of the compliance program. Several employees have specific day to day responsibilities that lead to a stronger and more comprehensive overall environmental, health, and safety program.
- Training for environment, health and safety is a key part of employee growth
- Required job duties include environmental, health and safety compliance
- Safety committee includes environmental issues
- Employees are part of the EHS decision making process
Conanicut Marine believes in communicating its environmental policy to all employees, business partners, and visitors. Employees are encouraged to participate in the environmental, health and safety programs.
- Internal newsletters
- Internal and external postings
- Brochures & advertisements for business partners and customers
Internal Environmental & Safety Goal Tracking
Environmentally Friendly Operating Practices
- Seasonal slip and mooring contracts include verbiage that requires guests to park at the inland Taylor Point facility (serviced by our courtesy shuttle) rather than the public parking lot, thus reducing oils that would otherwise enter the bay
- State of the art dustless sanding equipment is employed at each sanding facility
- Oil response equipment is stored at the fuel dock, ready if needed, and checked weekly
- MARINA WORK BOATS: To date, we have replaced all 6 of our 6 traditionally