Regulations

Personal Safety Equipment

Self Inspection's are an important way to check that your gear is up for the task of saving your life. It's important to maintain your equipment so that it can function properly. The link below is an overview of how and when you should perform self inspections on some of the major brands of immersion suits and PFD's and when it's time to have then checked at an official retailer.

Fishing Vessel Safety Checklists

These checklists keep you up to date with the safety equipment you are required to have on board. Find your boat size

Forms Available for pick up in the CBFHA office

CBFHA Office in North Sydney is a great place to pick up information on Transport Canada and Nova Scotia safety regulations. We provide support for captains by giving away the "Nova Scotia Wheelhouse Safety Log Book" and "Life Saving Equipment Requirement" checklists.

We are also here to answer any questions about safety requirements and necessary training to make your fishing season safer for you and your crew.

See below for a full list of documents available in our office or online to members only.

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