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Gearing Up for Safety: Safe Work Practices for Commercial Fishing in British Columbia

Commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in British Columbia. Gearing Up for Safety addresses many common safety and health hazards in the commercial fishing industry in B.C. waters. WorkSafeBC revised this manual in collaboration with Fish SAFE and members of the Fish SAFE Advisory Committee. The safety steps included here are a direct result of industry input, and reflect what are commonly seen in B.C. waters as safe work practices.

Note: An errata was added to this resource in October 2020 and outlines regulatory changes and other information that has been updated since its original publication.

Publication Date: Dec 2014 File type: PDF (7 MB) Asset type: Book Reference: BK44