On the 1st July CSCS stopped issuing the Construction Site Operative (CSO) card and replaced it with a new card available for people working in labouring occupations.
For those of you who currently have a CSO card, it will continue to be valid until its individual expiry date, but once your CSO card has expired you will not be able to renew it and instead will have to apply for the new card.
Commercial fishing is certainly not a job for the faint hearted. Crew are at the mercy of the weather, out at sea and miles from home.
All businesses have a responsibility to manage health and safety in the workplace. As part of this your business must control the risks in the workplace.