Fall through open hatch into fish room on trawler Aalskere with 1 person injured
Location: North Sea.
Completed PE Summary: Aalskere
|Registered Owner & Manager:||Harcus/Cumming|
|Port of registry:||Kirkwall|
|Date & Time||02/02/04 17:56|
|Location of incident:||high seas|
|Incident Type:||Accident to person|
|Injuries/ fatalities:||1 injured crew|
Deckhand fell down open fish room hatch when transferring empty bins from upper deck to fish room.
A Chief Inspector’s letter was sent to the owner/skipper of the vessel highlighting the need to carry out a full assessment of the risks for any unusual or non routine operation carried out on board, such as transferring fish stowage bins from one deck to another.