Open consultation

Consultation on revisions to MGN 570 Emergency drills and MGN 571 Prevention of man overboard

Summary

This consultation seeks comments on the revision of MGNs 570 and 571 which provide guidance on Emergency Drills and Prevention of Man Overboard respectively.

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Consultation description

These MGNs provide Guidance on the prevention of Man Overboard and how to conduct Emergency Drills. These MGNs replace MGN 570(F) - Fishing Vessels: Emergency Drills and MGN 571(F) Fishing Vessels: Prevention of Man Overboard.

These MGNs are being updated to reflect the implementation of the ILO Work in Fishing Convention C.188 and the future publication of MGN 588 – Compulsory Provision and Wearing of Personal Floatation Devices on Fishing Vessels. This update is also to ensure that they are consistent with the guidance contained in MGN 588. The consultation on MGN 588 took place between 13 November 2017 and 12 January 2018 and can be found here.

Documents

Consultation letter - MGNs on MOB and Drills

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Revision MGN 570 - Emergency Drills

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Revision MGN 571 - Prevention of Man Overboard

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Published 1 October 2018