Guidance

MGN 587 ILO work in fishing convention health and safety responsibilities

Information on responsibilities of the fishing vessel owner (which includes the manager), skipper and fishermen for health and safety on board UK fishing vessels.

Documents

MGN 587 (F) ILO work in fishing convention health and safety responsibilities of fishing vessel owners, managers, skippers and fishermen

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Details

This notice should be read in conjunction with the merchant shipping and fishing vessels (health and safety at work) regulations 1997 as amended in 2018. It replaces MGN 20 (M+F).

Notice to

  • fishing vessel owners
  • operators and managers
  • employers of fishermen
  • skippers
  • officers and fishermen on fishing vessels
Published 8 November 2018