Research and analysis
Safety lessons: keeping safe around fishing vessel working gear
A safety message to the fishing industry on the importance of having control measures against falling overboard.
This summary concerns a fatal fall overboard from the scallop dredger Maggie Ann and how 5 steps can minimise the risk of similar accidents happening again or, in an emergency be ready for a manoverboard recovery.
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An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.
Published 8 September 2009