Research and analysis

Safety lessons: minimising the risk of cold water shock

A safety message to the fishing industry about the importance of using life saving equipment and how drug use can put lives at risk.


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Summary of the fatal man overboard from the potter Our Sarah Jane (NN710) in the English Channel on 9 June 2016 highlighting key safety lessons learned from the investigation.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 8 December 2016