Maritime and Coastguard Agency's Wellbeing at Sea: A guide for organisations

Seafarers play a key role in the success of the maritime industries, yet their welfare can be neglected. Seafarers are employed in a unique workplace, featuring prolonged social isolation, fatigue and with limited services. The suicide rate for seafarers is higher than in the general population and there is a financial cost for ship owners.

These publications will fill an important gap in the current portfolio. The aim of the title is to provide practical guidance for optimal care of seafarers, ultimately improving seafarer wellbeing and, in turn, business efficiency onboard vessels.

Key features

  • It covers essential elements of seafarer well being from an employer's perspective including:
  • Legal frameworks
  • Wellbeing vision and management
  • Organisational culture
  • Fatigue, tiredness and workload
  • Mental wellbeing

Find the publications here.