Research and analysis

Safety lessons: correct use of fishing vessel deck equipment

A safety message to the fishing industry about working deck hazards and potential for serious injury if deck equipment is not used for its intended purpose.


MAIB safety flyer issued July 2017


Summary of a serious injury to a deckhand on the fishing vessel Sea Harvester detailing the key safety lessons learned during the investigation.

The information has been prepared for the

  • fishing vessel industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 6 July 2017