The Fifth International Fishing Industry Safety & Health Conference

IFISH 5 Proceedings now available

Slides from IFISH 5 presentations are now available for all presenters who have consented to have their presentations published. You can view the slides by clicking on the “Presentation slides” link in each presentation abstract. If your presentation slides are not already uploaded to the site, but you wish to have them included, please email



Special Issue of Journal of Agromedicine: Safety and Health in Commercial Fishing, Aquaculture, and Seafood Processing

Based on the amazing work presented and the partnerships which developed as a result of IFISH 5, we’ve asked the Journal of Agromedicine to plan a special issue on the topic of OSH in fishing, aquaculture, and seafood processing. Read more… 


Thank you to all who attended IFISH 5!

As promised, we’re in the process of uploading presentations from the conference. Over the next few weeks, you’ll begin to see links to slides at the end of each abstract. We’ll announce the completion of the upload via our attendee contact list. Should you have any questions, please contact us.


St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

June 10–13, 2018

Memorial University Campus

IFISH 5 is the largest gathering of fishing, aquaculture and seafood processing safety and health professionals. It will showcase over sixty hours of presentations, workshops, panels, and activities for you to choose from:

  • The latest in occupational safety and health research
  • Explorations of current fisheries policy and regulations
  • Best practices for keeping workers safe and healthy

Keynote speakers will provide an overview of advances in the field and priorities for the future, highlighting success stories in research, training, and industry collaboration.  In the evenings and between events, attendees will have a chance to network with the many organizations and professionals representing over twenty countries and a wide-variety of expertise.  View the conference program >