Safety in the fishing industry

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. Ensign Leen Kuit, working on the Scheveningen 2, has seen improvements over the years, but remains alert to potential accidents. For example, he remembers how his colleague and several years ago became trapped between a winch. "An accident can happen at the most unexpected times, even when everything seems to be going smoothly. Fortunately, my colleague turned out well. On board, we are the first to offer help before rescue services arrive. It is important to be aware of the dangers at sea and always use common sense."

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