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Dredge Safety Hazard Analysis.
Schaffer-L; Patterson-WN; Davis-C
NTIS: PB/82-244229 :104 pages
A literature review concerning dredging hazards and dredge safety practices and an examination of MSHA accident and injury statistics on dredge mining in the United States provided the background for an analysis that was completed by visits to 31 dredge operations, dredge manufacturers, and dredging experts. The principal hazards are discussed and countermeasures are suggested in several areas. Drowning is the single largest fatal injury category. Special emphasis is given to the design, care, and use requirements of personal flotation devices.
CP; Final Contract Report;
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Woodward Associates, Inc.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division