Research and analysis

Safety lessons: safe systems of work on fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry about working practices and the importance of wearing lifejackets 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 the:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 4 May 2017