Fisheries Safety Management

Fisheries are one of the most dangerous professions in the world. Fatal accidents and injuries in the fisheries are characterized as well as particular circumstances that may cause or aggravate the risk of accidents. Aspects of safety management of fishing vessels are covered in this paper: areas of concern when doing a risk assessment in fishing vessels, fundamental elements on a safety management system for the fisheries and the need for international and national level instruments as well as legal and compulsory measures. By considering classifications Berf International  institute of fire and safety designed a course called ‘Fisheries Safety Management‘ which included almost all chapters which are needed for a candidate to attain knowledge to work as a safety officer in industrial sector.