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Safety lessons: increasing survival chances if you enter the water

A safety message to the fishing industry highlighting the importance of wearing lifejackets or personal flotation devices when working on deck.


MAIB safety flyer issued November 2016

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Summary of the fatal man overboard from the creel fishing vessel Annie T in the Sound of Mingulay, Scotland on 4 October 2015 highlighting the key safety lessons learned during the investigation.

The information has been prepared for members of the:

  • fishing industry and small craft owners

Further information

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

Published 3 November 2016