Seafarer working and living rights

Last updated: 15 October 2019

All seafarers have working and living rights that must be followed.

Visit GOV.UK to find out about:

  • working conditions
  • conditions of employment
  • the 'human element'
  • safe working practices
  • living conditions
  • additional dangers
  • potentially dangerous cargo
  • health and medical care
  • Maritime Labour Convention