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FISH Safety Foundation

The FISH Safety Foundation is a Registered Charitable Trust dedicated to improving Health & Safety outcomes across the International Fishing Industry. The Foundation was established as the result of over 20 years of work, training and research within the maritime sector.

Summary of Recent Work

➤ Research & Development into safety in small scale commercial fishing in the Philippines.

➤ Establishing a safety intervention programme in Bangladesh (to be followed by similar planned programmes in the Philippines and Indonesia).

➤ Commencement of re-FISH.org, committed to distributing working safety, vessel and fishing equipment to Bangladesh communities.

➤ Providing information workshops in the South Pacific region on important international treaties and standards that promote safe fishing and legal fishing, including the Cape Town Agreement, Work in Fishing Convention C188 and The Port State Measures Agreement.

➤ Reviewing and redeveloping safety at sea training material in the Caribbean.

➤ Developing an accident reporting system for the Caribbean.

➤ Attending and presenting as key note speakers at safety and sustainability at sea conferences in London, Spain and China.

Our latest initiative, re-FISH, focuses on re-cycling, re-purposing and re-using Safety, Vessel and Fishing Equipment and giving it to those that need it most.

A practical, risk-based Safety Management System (SMS) for Fishing Vessels. This program has been designed to facilitate the easy implementation of a systematic safety management program onboard.

Industry News & Insights

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10 hours ago

FISH Safety Foundation

The cost of fish is very dear.....
#FISHSafetyFoundation #staysafeoutthereAs a fishmonger I feel the need to explain the price of fish
Recently we lost to the waves two experienced fishermen
Such a loss to all concerned
Given the weather and the lack of fishing time the community of fishermen dedicated themselves to searching to the recovery of willy
In this fishmongers opinion there is no other industry that would down all production in order to get their man home
Money is not the be all and end all
My respects to all you brave people who provide us with the beautiful bounties of your labours
I’m so happy willy has been located and my thoughts are with his family and all the fishing community
Remember the price of fish is high
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The cost of fish is very dear.....
#FISHSafetyFoundation #StaySAFEOutThere