June 4: Commercial Fishing Safety Plan Released

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Fishermen, industry and government released a plan aimed at making Nova Scotia’s commercial fishing industry safer. Developed by the Safe at Sea Alliance, Fishing Safety Now includes several recommendations, such as:

  • Development of a safety toolkit
  • More education and awareness of safety requirements
  • More training and safety drills
  • Better awareness of practices and regulations
  • Reviews of policies and processes for such things as weather forecasting and fisheries management.