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Safety lessons: correct use of equipment on fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry to encourage equipment to be used properly or provide a safe solution if it proves impractical.


MAIB safety flyer issued January 2005

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This summary concerns the use of lifting gear to hoist 2 crew out of a trawler’s fish hold. Both crew fell and were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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  • fishing industry

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Published 1 January 2005

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