Coastal Fisheries Programme

Safety aboard fishing vessels
A practical guide for crew members

by Alastair Robertson

Using many graphics, the author of this small 24-page handbook, presentsthe varius safety equipments used on fishing vessels. He also describes the most usual dangerous situations occuring onboard, and the way to address them. The handbook starts with a list of usual terms used aboard fishing vessels in the Pacific Islands Region, in English, Japanese and Taiwanese.


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Table of contents

List of Taiwanese and Japanese terms
Parts of a Fishing Vessel
Parts of an Inflatable Liferaft
Life Raft Equipment
Launching the Life Raft
Survival After Launching
First Aid Equipment
Safety on Deck
Causes of Fire
Fire Fighting Principles and Organisation
Fire Fighting Equipment



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