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Fishing is the most dangerous job in the world. In 1999, the International Labour Organization estimated that 24,000 fatalities occurred worldwide in capture fisheries each year. The consequences of these fatalities have a huge impact on the families and dependants of the unfortunate seamen.
There have been many studies carried out over the years showing that fatalities on fishing vessels remain a real threat. This is reiterated by the claims incidents reported to the Club that historically show personal injury/illness as the area with the most reported cases.
These events are often of a nature that could have easily resulted in death.
Fishermen must remember that fishing vessels are moving, often with wet platforms and therefore the risk associated with any task will dramatically increase. The decks of a fishing vessel are very busy with many pieces of equipment such as ropes, wires, nets and shackles being utilised simultaneously.
This publication does not seek to fully inform the skipper and their crews about all on board safety requirements (including the safety aspects involved with different methods of fishing).
Instead, it hopes to highlight areas that, from the Club’s experience, contribute to crew members becoming more safety aware, as well as assisting members of crew to recognize the dangers for themselves.
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Your vessel
Chapter 3 Basic stability
Chapter 4 Navigation
Chapter 5 Working safely/Safety equipment
Safety assessments and policies
Entry into and working within enclosed spaces
Safety equipment and drills
Fires and fire extinguishers
Chapter 6 Risk assessments
Preventative measures to reduce risk of flooding
Chapter 7 Summary
Chapter 8 Recommended reference materials
Chapter 9 Acknowledgements
Appendix 1 Pre-sailing checklist
Appendix 2 Risk check list for fishing vessels
Appendix 3 Case Studies
Case study 1: Careless action severely injures colleagues
Case study 2: When a lookout should look out
Case study 3: Death from hydrogen sulphide poisoning
Case study 4: Heat of the moment
Appendix 4 Emergency signal notice