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Document ID (ISN)108446
CIS number 08-888
ISBN(s) 978-92-2-120869-3
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Title Work in fishing - Convention No. 188, Recommendation No. 199
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2007. 20p. Illus. 4 ref. 29p. (Convention No 188). 9p. (Recommendation No. 199).
Internet access http://www.ilo.org/public/english/dialogue/sector/papers/maritime/c188-brochure.pdf [in English]
Abstract Work in Fishing Convention 2007 (No. 188), was adopted at the 96th International Labour Conference in 2007. The objectives of the Convention were to ensure that fishermen have decent conditions of work on board fishing vessels with regard to minimum requirements for work on board, conditions of service, accommodation and food, occupational safety and health protection, medical care and social security. It applies to all fishermen and fishing vessels engaged in commercial fishing operations. Work in Fishing Recommendation 2007 (No. 199) provides additional guidance on the matters covered by the Convention. This booklet explains the main provisions of these two documents, whole full texts are included.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; conditions of work; safety and health organization; international agreements; fishing
Descriptors (secondary) welfare facilities; responsibilities of employers; national organization; ships; hours of work; terms of employment; role of government; role of workers' organizations; young persons; medical examinations; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Fishing