Research and analysis
Safety lessons: assessing working deck arrangements on fishing vessels
A safety message for the fishing industry to encourage the separation of crew from gear where possible and the use of personal protective equipment.
This summary concerns the death of 3 people after falling or being dragged overboard from UK fishing vessels Korenbloem, Osprey III and Optik during a 1 month period, highlighting the common factors found during the investigations.
The information has been prepared for the:
A combined investigation report has also been produced for these accidents.
Published 19 May 2010