Guidance

MGN 596 - Fishing safety: Helping to improve safety - Fishing Vessels

In 2018, ILO Convention No. 188 The Work in Fishing Convention will also be implemented in the UK.

Documents

MGN 596 - FISHING SAFETY MANAGEMENT CODE: Helping to improve the management of safety on Fishing Vessels.

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Notice to all owners, employers, skippers and crew of fishing vessels.

This notice replaces MIN558 and should be read with The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) Regulations 1999 No. 2962, The Merchant Shipping (Work in Fishing Convention) Regulations 2018 No.1106, MSN 1871 The Code of Practice for the Safety of Small Fishing Vessels, MSN 1872, The Code of Safe Working Practices for the Construction and Use of 15m Length Overall to less than 24m Registered Length Vessels, and MSN 1873, The Code of Practice for the Construction and Safe Operation of Fishing Vessels of 24m Registered length and over.

Published 21 November 2018