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Safety lessons: safe use of portable pumps on fishing vessels

A safety message to the fishing industry about the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning when using petrol or diesel-driven pumps in enclosed spaces.


MAIB safety flyer issued June 2012

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This summary concerns the death of a crewman when operating a petrol engine-driven pump in the fish hold of fishing vessel Starlight Rays.

The information has been prepared for the:

  • fishing industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 14 June 2012