Being aware of dangers at sea makes us safer
Leen Kuit, Mate
At sea, you can't just call 112 and expect an ambulance quickly
The fishing industry is dynamic and runs 24/7, but safety remains a top priority. Leen Kuit, working as a Mate on the Scheveningen 2, has seen improvements over the years, but remains alert to potential accidents. For instance, he remembers how his colleague became trapped between a winch several years ago. "An accident can happen at the most unexpected moments, even when everything seems to be going smoothly. Fortunately, my colleague turned out well. It is important to be aware of the dangers at sea and always use your common sense."
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