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Proceedings of the second national fishing industry safety and health workshop.
Klatt ML, Conway GA, eds. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-104, 2000 Jan; :1-164
This proceedings presented the papers generated from the second national workshop on the health and safety in the commercial fishing industry with emphasis on the industry in Alaska. Specific topics included: epidemiology of vessel casualties and commercial facilities in Alaska; non-fatal injuries in the Alaskan commercial fishing industry; the financial and human costs of commercial fishing; the history of commercial fishing legislation; Alaskan commercial fishing vessel casualties; US Coast Guard fishing vessel safety dockside exam program and Alaskan fishing vessel casualty rates; OSHA intervention in the Alaskan fishing industry; safety culture from management's perspective; effect of resource management decisions on fishing vessel safety; using epidemiology and surveillance data to develop prevention strategies; why safety is good business; US Coast Guard district 17 search and rescue; fishing vessel stability; does safety training make a difference; forecasting marine weather and icing; optimizing medical care at sea; and working group recommendations.
Fishing-industry; Accident-prevention; Safety-research; Accident-analysis; Mortality-surveys; Accident-statistics; Personal-protective-equipment; Traumatic-injuries; Safety-equipment; Epidemiology
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