Fall while using lifting gear to exit fish hold on trawler Gonpez 1 with 2 people injured
Location: Off Milford Haven, Wales.
Completed PE Summary: Gonpez 1
A short summary of the accident and action taken:
|Registered Owner & Manager:||Ledbeam Ltd|
|Port of registry:||Falmouth|
|Date & Time||26/10/04 19:14|
|Location of incident:||Milford Haven harbour area|
|Incident Type:||Accident to person|
|Injuries/ fatalities:||2 personal injuries|
After landing the catch, two crew members were hauled from the hold using the lifting gear. Both slipped from the hook, and fell to the bottom of the hold sustaining severe bruising.
The Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents wrote to:
The vessels owners indicating that the use of risk assessment methodology when carrying out tasks on board could have prevented this accident, and noting that new lifting equipment regulations are due for publication.