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Safety lessons: fatal fall overboard through a shooting port
Summary of the fatal man overboard accident from fishing vessel Enterprise.
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This safety message concerns the fatal man overboard accident from the fishing vessel Enterprise (PD147) while 16nm north of Dogger Bank in the North Sea on 9 July 2015.
The flyer highlights the importance of minimising exposure to unfenced openings and adopting safe working practices. It also demonstrates the importance of wearing lifejackets while working on deck and the benefits of conducting regular emergency drills.
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.