Policy and Guidance - MOUs and MOAs
The U.S. Coast Guard has entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) and Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs) with various federal agencies and industry organizations pertaining to the inspection, investigation and response activities on the Outer Continental Shelf, as categorized in the sections that follow.
MOUs and MOAs with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) are listed in the following table, ordered by MOA number. Click on the MOA number to open the document. From the Coast Guard side, MOUs and MOAs are managed by the various offices as shown on the Index Document. The Coast Guard's main BSEE/USCG MOU/MOA page (also containing links to additional annual reports) is maintained by the Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES) and can be found here.
||Memorandum of Understanding between the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement - U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Coast Guard - U.S. Department of Homeland Security
MOUs with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are listed in the following table, ordered by date (newest to oldest). Click on the MOU date to open the document. The OSHA MOU page can be found here.
OSHA has an additional instruction, Directive No. CPL 02-01-047, that provides current policy, information and guidance with respect to OSHA authority over persons working on vessels and facilities on or adjacent to U.S. navigable waters and the Outer Continental Shelf. This instruction can be accessed by clicking on the directive number previously listed.
||Memorandum of Understanding between the USCG and OSHA Concerning their Authority to Prescribe and Enforce Standards or Regulations affecting the Occupational Safety and Health of Seamen aboard Vessels Inspected and Certified by the USCG
MOUs with additional Agencies and Organizations are listed in the following table. Click on the MOU date to open the document.