Research and analysis

Safety lessons: carbon monoxide poisoning

Summary of the death of a crewman living on board a 16m potter, highlighting whether a vessel is a suitable alternative to living ashore.


MAIB safety flyer issued April 2006

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This safety message concerns a death through carbon monoxide poisoning after a petrol-driven generator was placed inside the fish hold. The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • fishing industry