Research and analysis

Safety lessons: person overboard when emptying a dredge bag

Summary of a fatal accident after fall overboard from fishing vessel Maggie Ann, highlighting the importance of risk assessments.



This safety message concerns a fatal fall overboard and how 5 steps can minimise the risk of similar accidents happening again or, in an emergency be ready for a manoverboard recovery. This information has been prepared for members of the:

  • fishing industry