Safety lessons: stowing and securing liferafts properly
A safety message to the fishing industry about rigging liferafts and the correct methods for securing them using hydrostatic release units.
This summary concerns the loss of 3 lives following the failure of a liferaft to float free when the fishing vessel Purbeck Isle sank.
The information has been prepared for the:
- fishing industry
An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.