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Training for a
Safer Waterfront

Training built by industry, for industry

All the content your staff needs, nothing they don't

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About Us

Passionate professionals committed to helping you improve waterfront safety outcomes. We specialize in safety for terminal operators and stevedores. 

Safety is not a daily "to-do checklist," but rather safety comes from operational work. We know the challenges of waterfront work and recognize the enormous opportunities for safety outcome improvement. A trusted safety partner for industry operators like you.

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Kristina 'Casey' Bowden, CIT

Founding Principal and Owner

Kristina knows waterfront safety. She's dedicated her career to the improvement of safety outcomes by understanding how workers move cargo. 

 

She founded West Coast Resource Services, Inc. in 2016. In the ten-year period that preceded the firm's launching, Kristina was the Assistant Director of Health, Safety, and Environment at Ports America, the largest terminal operator and stevedore in the United States. At that time, her primary role was developing, implementing, and managing safety and training programs unique to the stevedoring environment. Her foundational base of industry knowledge began in vessel operations.

Kristina is a graduate of the California Maritime Academy and served as Corps Commander in 2003. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation, an Academic Minor in Maritime Law, and a USCG Unlimited Third Mate License. She is a Certified Instructional Trainer awarded by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

Donate to Support Safety Talk on the Dock

Safety Talk on the Dock is a podcast dedicated to understanding the process of safe work on the waterfront. ​Podcasts, like Safety Talk on the Dock, are costly to produce and distribute. We strive to create engaging and useful content that helps make the workplace safer. All donations go towards supporting the podcast and are extremely appreciated. If you've listened, thank you!