Person overboard from crabber Onward Star with loss of 1 life
Location: Bridlington harbour area, England.
Completed PE Summary: Onward Star
A short summary of the accident and action taken.
|Registered Owner & Manager:||Mr P Sayer|
|Port of registry:||Scarborough|
|Date & Time||07/12/03 18:10|
|Location of incident:||Bridlington harbour area|
|Incident Type:||Accident to person|
|Injuries/ fatalities:||1 fatality|
Fatal accident to crew member.
The Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents has made the following recommendation to the owner/skipper of the vessel:
Conduct a risk assessment on board your vessel, and where appropriate, introduce control measures against identified hazards
Increase the height of the aft bulwarks in accordance with the Code of Safe Working Practice for the construction and use of 15m Length overall to less than 24m Registered Length fishing vessels
Provide CWBA’s (Constant Wear Buoyancy Aids) for use by the crew when working on deck