MGN 408 biological agents regulations

Biological agents are potentially harmful micro-organisms, regulations require employers to take account of risk to workers of exposure to agents.


MGN 408 The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Biological Agents) Regulations 2010

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Notice to:

  • all ship yacht and fishing vessel owners
  • operators and managers
  • other employers of seafarers
  • masters officers and seafarers on merchant ships and yachts
  • skippers and crew of fishing vessels
  • small commercially operated vessels and yachts with paid crew
Published 28 December 2010