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Case Study: Supporting the Development of a Fatality Free Irish Fishing Sector.

Safety equipment usage in Ireland revolutionised with the integration of the McMurdo Group’s SafeLink Solo into Mullion brand Compact 150N automatic lifejacket

In 2014, the Irish Fishing Industry became the first in Europe to mandate an Enhanced Safety Training Programme, beacons and life jackets for everyone on board fishing vessels. A Code of Practice for the equipment and operation of small fishing vessels (less than 15 metres length) came into effect for the Irish fishing fleet on March 3, 2014 following several reports from the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB).