Fishermen's safety guide
Guidance for fishermen on and health and safety best practice, and applying merchant shipping and fishing vessel regulations.
PDF, 2.44MB, 56 pages
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This guide outlines safe working practices and emergency procedures for fishermen.
Read it with the guidance for applying the 2 relevant merchant shipping and fishing vessel regulations from 2006:
- Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
- Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
The Fishing Industry Safety Group (FISG) and its sub-groups are made up of representatives from:
- Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
- Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB)
- Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
- Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
- other associated bodies with an interest in the fishing industry
- the fishing industry
Order a printed copy from MCA distributors EC Group, quoting reference number MCA/034.
Telephone: 0845 603 2431