SRF-JRMC Wins CNO Shore Security Award, SECNAV Security Excellence Award > United States Navy > News Tales

SRF-JRMC beforehand received the CNO award in 2021. That is their first SECNAV award.

“The security of our folks on this heavy industrial atmosphere is our no 1 precedence. I’m very pleased with our Japanese and American staff who be careful for one another,” stated SRF-JRMC Govt Director, John Lund.

SRF-JRMC promotes a tradition of security and their low document of mishaps displays that dedication. The command has labored to implement a number of initiatives to extend security consciousness, together with: improved security programming; better visibility of the protection group on the waterfront and within the upkeep retailers; elevated info obtainable to staff on the deckplate degree by coaching, welcome aboard briefs, coaching for these engaged on ships in availabilities, particular hazard coaching on matters equivalent to metals and lead, security alerts and a month-to-month security calendar. New and elevated signage shall be going up across the command to assist guarantee widespread mishaps proceed to be averted.

In an effort to proceed to advertise a tradition of security throughout the group, the command has labored to create better collaboration between the Environmental, Security and Well being and Radiological (ESHR) Management Division, Industrial Operations Security Division, Environmental Division, Security Administration Division and Radiological Controls Division. Via their “one group” method, the divisions are making certain that each one elements of security − from environmental to occupational − are thought-about.

“What you observe turns into behavior, so we guarantee our workforce is within the behavior of security,” stated Tamara Walker, ESHR director. “Our security group of 60 folks assist the mission by maintaining folks protected and wholesome on the job. Whether or not it’s carrying a hardhat and glasses or safely disposing of hazardous waste, we lead by instance and lift consciousness.”

The CNO Security Awards acknowledge excellent assist and achievement in security and occupational well being.

The SECNAV Security Excellence Awards yearly acknowledge Navy and Marine Corps models for unparalleled security achievements

Established in 1947, SRF-JRMC is headquartered onboard Fleet Actions Yokosuka. The command employs over 2,800 binational workforce members together with U.S. Navy energetic obligation, Division of Protection civil servants, and host-nation contractors. SRF-JRMC’s detachment, primarily based in Sasebo Metropolis of Japan’s Kyushu prefecture, employs over 460 personnel. On account of its advanced nature as a medium industrial facility in Yokosuka, the command has been designated a “main shore command,” serving as the biggest U.S. Naval ship upkeep supplier within the U.S. seventh Fleet space of duty.