Poor working conditions
This provision requires employers on sea fishing boats to provide their workers with clean food and water and necessary medical supplies.
An employer shall provide adequate hygienic food and drinking water, toilet, medical supplies and medicine for basic first aid and for work and living on the fishing boat.
Regulation / Thailand / Ministerial Regulation Concerning Labour Protection in Sea Fishery Work B.E. 2557
This Regulations updates a previous 1998 Regulation No. 10 on Sea Fishery Work, and is a response to increasing attention to the conditions of work in Thailand’s fishing industry. The Regulation applies to any work or activities relating to sea fishing on fishing boats or other types of boats. It strengthens some protections for fishing workers, including providing for minimum hours of rest and standards of living, and the provision of written contracts to employees.