Fishermen's safety guide

Guidance for fishermen on and health and safety best practice, and applying merchant shipping and fishing vessel regulations.


Fisherman's Safety Guide

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This guide will help you identify hazards, assess risks and put in place control measures. It is not intended to be a definitive guide but to help you to conduct risk assessments and to improve safety on your vessel.

Order a printed copy from MCA distributors EC Group, quoting reference number MCA/034.

Telephone: 0845 603 2431


Published 6 May 2014
Last updated 30 January 2020 + show all updates
  1. Update pdf and text

  2. Updated Fisherman's Safety Guide 2016

  3. Updated Fisherman's Safety Guide 2015

  4. First published.