Research and analysis

Safety lessons: safe working practices on fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry giving information on general procedures and drills to establish on board your vessel.

Documents

MAIB safety flyer issued August 2008

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Folleto de seguridad MAIB emitido agosto de 2008

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Details

This summary concerns a fire on the long liner Shark while 74 miles west-north-west of Malin Head and the sinking of the gill netter Royalist 180 miles west-north-west of Dingle, Ireland.

It was decided to combine the results of the investigations into a single document to better illustrate concern over several common safety issues.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry

A Spanish translation (Folleto de seguridad MAIB emitido: agosto de 2008) is also provided.

An investigation report has been produced for these accidents.

Published 12 August 2008