Meeting, Teleconference, Voting Materials 2020

USCG/STATES/NASBLA ERAC National Recreational Boating Incident Policy Project Documents

(Items also available in library at dedicated community NASBLA Connect - OPEN COMMENT Recreational Boating Incident Reporting Policy Project)

Consensus Recommendations to the U.S. Coast Guard (June 2020) and items that are part of that consensus document by reference:
---Recreational Boating Incident Report Decision Matrix
---Incident Report Data Elements Summary Chart
---Five incident report categories (lists of terms and definitions previously approved by NASBLA membership in 2012-2013 and proposed for revision in this project):
------Vessel Sub-Types for Use with Authorized Vessel Types 

------Accident Types/Events
------Operation of the Vessel at the Time of the Accident
------Activity: Use of the Vessel and Activity at the Time of the Accident
------Contributing Factors/Causes

Resource Document (supplemental background information only, updated June 2020)


USCG/STATES/NASBLA ERAC National Recreational Boating Incident Policy Project (Charge IR&A 2020-1A: complete phase one of project
(materials for State RBS Workshop session (2/27), ERAC meeting (2/28), and National Teleconference (5/19))

See also dedicated community at NASBLA Connect - OPEN COMMENT Recreational Boating Incident Reporting Policy Project

(Workgroup) Disposition of Comments from Second External Review and Comment Period (Jan 2020)

Project Workgroup's Revised Recommendations to the U.S. Coast Guard (February 2020, For Review and Final Discussion)

Appendix A - Recreational Boating Incident Report Decision Matrix (updated Jan 2020)
Appendix B - Incident Report Data Elements - Fields - Definitions Summary Chart (updated Jan 2020)
Appendix C - Vessel Types/Sub-Types List (approved Sept 2013 - proposed update 2019)
Appendix D - Accident (Incident) Types/Events List (approved Sept 2012 - proposed update 2020)
Appendix E - Operation of Vessel List (approved Sept 2013 - proposed update 2019)
Appendix F - Activity - Use of Vessel and Immediate Activity (approved Sept 2013 - proposed update 2020)
Appendix G - Contributing Factors/Causes (approved Sept 2012 - proposed update 2020)

Resource Document: Introduction to and Background on the Project Workgroup's Recommendations (Rev February 2020)

Abbreviated version - for Workshop and ERAC sessions (February 2020)
Presentation/discussion slides_Workshop Feb. 27 2020 session
(New) Results of quick poll_Workshop Feb 27 2020 session_re two non-reportable events

NOTE: in some cases, items listed below may only be available at Basecamp (2019/2020 Overall Activity or specific project areas)

Additional 2020 Committee Meeting Materials

Agenda (as of Feb. 21, 2020)
Committee Calendar (as of Feb 2020)
Committee Charges_Roster (as of Jan 2020)

USCG/ERAC Charge IR&A 2020-1B (initiate phase two of rec boating incident reporting policy project)
Best Practices / Guidance - to be developed from phase one recommendations
(for discussion/assignment)

ERAC Charge S&R 2020-1 (evaluate results from the National Recreational Boating Safety surveys)
Preliminary numbers from NRBSS participation and exposure surveys: USCG BSX report at State RBS Workshop (slides)



Revised Agenda (as of Feb. 25, 2019)

ERAC 2018-2019 Initial Charges & Monitoring Activities
ERAC 2018-2019 Member Roster (as of Oct. 2018)
ERAC 2018-2019 Committee Calendar (rev Feb 28 2019)
ERAC Committee Charter

NASBLA Strategic Plan 2019-2022 (adopted 12/05/18)
National RBS Strategic Plan, 2017-2021

IR&A 2019-1 National Policy Project on Rec Boating Incident Reporting_BLA Workshop presentation


Agenda (as of Feb. 23, 2018)

2018 Committee Charter, Charges, Roster (rev Feb 2018)
2017-2018 Committee Calendar - target dates and milestones

National RBS Strategic Plan, 2017-2021


Interim Update to Executive Board, Feb. 28, 2018 (abbreviated report to board on status of charges and crossover activities; detail to be discussed during committee sessions)

Monitoring & Evaluation
M&E 2018-1 Input to Coast Guard policy / regulatory proposals / actions and NASBLA's Federal Register pages

Knowledge & Content Management
K&CM 2018-1 NASBLA Lighthouse

Investigation, Reporting & Analysis
IR&A 2018-1 USCG/ERAC Collaborative development of national policy on accident reporting
IR&A 2018-2 State-level statistical report template rollout and Lighthouse page
Template User Manual v.1
IR&A 2018-3 Expand pilot/refine collection, analysis of human factors data, 2017 analysis, and Lighthouse page

RBS Statistics & Research
S&R 2018-1 Continue exploring boating fatality rate numerator, and 2017 analysis of gap-accident location/victim's state of residence
Numerator preliminary analysis 2018 revised
Paddlesports/ERAC - collaborate on Paddlesports charge - data and trends; 2017 data/trends policy and data evaluation (for discussion)
Monitor activities associated with 2018 NRBSS and other safety/participation surveys and Lighthouse page

Engineering & Equipment Issues
E&E 2018-1 Best approaches for capturing/recording/analyzing role of hull and other design characteristics; evolution of proposed BAR question
E&E 2018-2 Develop model act and related resources re marine carbon monoxide detection systems;
Paddlesports / ERAC - collaborate on NASBLA Paddlesports Commitee charge on flotation issues (canoes/kayaks) and related standard
Update from Education & Outreach Committee's Passenger Safety Standard Charge Team

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