Guidance

MGN 20 (M+F) Merchant shipping and fishing vessels regulations 1997

New regulations governing occupational health and safety on board merchant & fishing vessels.

Documents

MGN 20 (M+F) Implementation of EC Directive 89/391 Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) Regulations 1997

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Notice to all:

  • shipowners
  • ship operators
  • managers
  • masters
  • officers
  • ratings of merchant vessels
  • skippers and crew on fishing vessels

The ‘Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) Regulations 1997’ replace the ‘Merchant Shipping (Health and Safety: General Duties) Regulations’. They have a wider scope than the regulations that they replace. This supersedes Notice 1398.

Published 28 January 1998