Audit documents, RFS Standard and further information.

This page contains the full suite of documents that may be needed to present as evidence at the on board audit. Forms can either be downloaded individually or as complete packs. There are separate packs for vessels with crew and those operated single handed.

This page also carries a copy of the Responsible Fishing Scheme Standard and a number of background information documents.

To find the document you need to see or download simply browse the list of downloads below and click on the forms you need to  open.

  • Complete evidence pack for crewed vessels
  • Complete evidence pack for single handed vessels
  • Form OB1              Fishing vessel safety policy
  • Form OB2              Annual vessel inspection record
  • Form OB3              LOLER checks and repairs record
  • Form OB4              PUWER checks and repairs record
  • Form OB5              Safe crewing levels statement
  • Form OB6a            Risk assessment form (all sector types)
  • Form OB6a (SH)  Risk assessment form for visitors and contractors to single handed vessels
  • Form OB6b            Risk assessment form (trawling, pair trawling, seining)
  • Form OB6c            Risk assessment form (potting, netting, lining, jigging)
  • Form OB6d            Risk assessment form (spare)
  • Form OB6e            Risk assessment form (beaming and dredging)
  • Form OB6f             Risk assessment control measures and review record
  • Form OB7               Accident report form
  • Form OB8               Safety equipment checklists
  • Form OB9               Personal locator beacon policy
  • Form OB10             Fishing equipment  and repair record
  • Form OB11              Engine maintenance records
  • Form OB12             Mechanical refrigeration service record
  • Form OB13              Electrical equipment service record
  • FormOB14               Integrity and respect poster
  • Form OB15              Human rights policy
  • Form OB16              Work agreement
  • Form OB17              Food preparation policy
  • Form OB18              Drugs and alcohol policy
  • Form OB19              Crew induction and refresher training policy
  • Form OB20             Environmental, welfare and care of the catch  training policy
  • Form OB21              Vessel training drill record
  • Form OB22              Individual crew drill and general training record
  • Form OB23              Individual crew mandatory training record
  • Form OB24              Individual crew equipment and operating procedures record
  • Form OB25              Vessel crew list
  • Form OB26              Crew medical questionnaire
  • Form OB27             Operational changes record
  • Form OB28             Operating policy
  • Form OB29             Cleaning products record
  • Form OB30             Cleaning procedures record
  • Form OB31              Handling practices annual review record
  • Form OB32             High/Low catch temperature management record
  • Form OB33             Catch or crew food hygiene problem record
  • Form OB34             Continuous improvement policy
  • Form OB35             Customer complaints form
  • Form OB36             Environmental impact operational policy
  • Form OB37             Vessel refit, painting, hull cleaning and antifouling record
  • Form OB38             Gear loss record
  • Form OB39             Research engagement policy
  • Form OB40            Endangered, threatened, protected species capture record

Responsible Fishing Scheme Standard:

 About the RFS: