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Safety lessons: crew overboard and no alarm raised
Summary of the sinking of the vessel Harvester and loss of 2 crew highlighting several key safety lessons.
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This safety message concerns the loss of 2 crew overboard from the potter Harvester in Abereiddy Bay, North Pembrokeshire on 28 April 2016.
The flyer highlights the findings of the MAIB investigation and the key safety lessons, including the importance of wearing lifejackets or personal flotation devices when working on deck, having personal locator beacons and using automatic identification systems.
The information has been prepared for members of the:
- fishing industry
An investigation report has also been produced for this accident and is available to download from the reports section of this website.