NAVY - SECNAV 11260.2B
(ASN(EI&E)) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WEIGHT HANDLING PROGRAM FOR SHORE ACTIVITIES
|Publication Date:||26 March 2019|
a. Establish Department of the Navy (DON) weight handling policy for Navy and Marine Corps commands and assign responsibilities for administering a comprehensive DON weight handling program.
b. Major changes to policy, procedures, and responsibilities include:
(1) Broadens instruction applicability to include the United States Marine Corps;
(2) The Navy Crane Center's responsibility for overseeing weight handling program compliance is changed from "audit" to "evaluate;"
(3) Broadens the applicability of responsibilities from "Systems Command Commanders and major claimants" to "Commanders." Weight handling program responsibilities apply to Commands, activities, field offices, and units that manage, execute, or oversee Navy and Marine Corps weight handling functions;
(4) The Navy Crane Center's oversight role is changed from "audit" to "evaluate," thereby negating the need to augment deployed technical assistance teams with personnel from Systems Command Commanders and major claimants.