The Sixth International Fishing Industry Safety & Health Conference (IFISH 6) began in Rome today. IFISH is a unique global event focused on health and safety in the fishing, aquaculture, and seafood processing sectors. Since its inception in 2000, IFISH has provided a platform for progressing occupational health and safety research and innovations. Bay of Bengal Programme Inter-Governmental Organisation
joined the platform during its second meeting and co-organized the third meeting in Mahabalipuram to bring global attention to the safety issues of small-scale fisheries.