40 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019 • FOGHORN SAFETYMATTERS IMTRA COLORS 2016 Primary Use Secondary Use Blue Pantone 647 96C 54M 5Y 27K Pantone Cool Gray 7 20C 14M 12Y 40K Pantone Cool Gray 2 5C 3M 5Y 11K Black 0C 0M 0Y 100K Pantone 368 65C 0M 100Y 0K Pantone 629 36C 0M 9Y 0K The Trusted Source for Quality Systems THRUSTERS • LIGHTING • SEATING • TRIM CONTROL • WIPERS • CONTROLS www.imtra.com 102 121,4 56 tion measures through inputs from waterway users. PII – Personally Identifiable Information. P M S – P r e v e n t i v e / P l a n n e d Maintenance System. PDH – Prevention Department Head. Coast Guard position within a Sector responsible for Inspections, Investigations and Waterways Management. PWCS – Ports, Waterways, and Coastal Security. The first homeland security mission of the Coast Guard. One of 11 statutory missions. PQS – Personnel Qualification System. A task-oriented system for qualifying Coast Guard personnel in several areas including inspections and investiga- tions. You may here AMIs discussing PQS check-off during an inspection. REC – Coast Guard Regional Examination Center. RP – Responsible Party. When something bad happens, someone is responsible. SAR – Search and Rescue. SIP – Streamlined Inspection Program. An alternate method of inspection au- thorized under 46 CFR, Part 8 that is largely ignored by the Coast Guard due to a lack of training. SITREP – Situation Report. Updates put out by the Coast Guard during an incident. SOLAS – Safety of Life at Sea. The International Convention contain- ing safety requirements for vessels operating internationally. THREATCON – Threat Condition. UAS – Unmanned Aircraft System. O t h e r w i s e k n o w n a s d ro n e s . Apparently, you are discouraged from shooting them down. USC – United States Code. The body of law the regulations are written to implement. VTS – Vessel Traffic Services. WWM – Waterways Management. A division within a Sector focused on marine events, AtoN, and in some areas VTS. As mentioned above, this is by no means a complete list. If there other acronyms that you hear and are unsure what they mean, feel free to contact me and I’ll do my best to decipher them and share them with the rest of the PVA membership. More than likely, if you’re not sure what something means, there are others who also would appreciate clarification. n