MGN 492 Health and safety: those not employed by the ship owner

Information about the safety and duty of care for people on a vessel who are not employed by the ship owner.


MGN 492 (M+F) Health and safety at work: protecting those not employed by the ship owner

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


This notice is for all:

  • ship owners
  • fishing vessel owners
  • employers
  • masters
  • seafarers
Published 28 June 2013