Fishing vessel safety continues to evolve. In the past, the attention was on lifesaving equipment. Then when the attention shifted to the human element, safety training programs for crew were created.
With the introduction of ILO c.188 Work in Fishing Convention, there is now recognition that safety management systems have a key role. It is expected that safety management systems will become mandatory in a number of countries.
This briefing aims to help fishermen create their own effective safety management systems by providing things to think about and what to avoid. Originally created in 2020, we’ve updated it for 2022 and you can download it here.
To read more about simple safety management, explore this article from Loss Prevention Executive, Alvin Forster, “Keeping it Simple on Safety Management”
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