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Safety lessons: developing and promoting a strong safety culture
Summary of a fatal man overboard from the fishing vessel Aquarius highlighting several key safety lessons.
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This safety message concerns the man overboard and loss of a crewman from the twin rig trawler Aquarius off Aberdeen on 17 August 2015.
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.
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.