Research and analysis

Lifejacket fatality figures

Lifejacket fatality statistics for the period 2007 to 2013.

Documents

Fatality review statistics for lifejackets 2007 - 2013

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2013 Figures for lifejacket fatalities

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Once a year the Casualty Review Panel discusses fatal maritime incidents, and provides its opinion about whether a lifejacket or buoyancy aid might have saved a person’s life.

Twelve people’s lives might have been saved in 2013 if they had been wearing a lifejacket or buoyancy aid, according to the Casualty Review Panel.

Published 16 June 2014