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Web Enabled Safety System (WESS)

Account Setup

Request/Maintain Account (Note: CAC card is required to access this link.)

Account Access Troubleshooting Tips!

 Sample WESS Safety Authority Designation Letter
Sample WESS Safety Authority Designation Message

Safety Authority Letters can be faxed to
(757)445-9124 or email to

Users' Guides, Training and FAQs

New WESS Homepage
**How to modify IE compatibility View **
 AMHRS (Afloat Mishap Hazard Reporting System) Video
 Release Notes (05/11/16)
WESS Worksheets
AMHRS Data Worksheet
Shore/Ground Data Worksheet
Powerpoint Presentation PMV-GMV WESS Training
WESS Aviation Module and WAMHRS Worksheets
WESS Safety Authority Users' Guides
WESS Documentation:
      WESS Users' Guides 
      WESS E-Book    
WESS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
HFACS User's Guide
  Is It Reportable


Contact/Feedback Information

To contact the helpdesk, please send an email to the WESS helpdesk at

 Note: WESS undergoes maintenance every day from 0115 to 0230 Eastern Time.  You may experience system interruption during this period.

If you are experiencing problems generating a Portable Document Format (PDF) file from WESS, as the file begins to generate, please press and hold the -CTRL- key while the file is opening.  If this does not work, please feel free to contact our WESS helpdesk for further assistance.


If you need more information, contact the WESS Help Desk using our Help Request Form or call (757)444-3520 ext. 7048 (DSN 564) during normal business hours,  Monday-Friday, 0800 to 1630 EST/EDT. You can also send us feedback: Feedback Form or send an email to helpdesk  at

Return to WESS Home \ Date of Revision: November 30, 2016