Research and analysis

Safety lessons: safe working practices on your fishing vessel

A safety message to the fishing industry highlighting the importance of encouraging a safe system of work and wearing a lifejacket while working on exposed decks.


MAIB safety flyer issued May 2017


Summary of the fatal man overboard from fishing vessel Pauline Mary highlighting the key safety lessons learned during the investigation.

The information has been prepared for:

  • fishing industry

Further publications

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident and is available to download from the reports section of this website.

Published 4 May 2017