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The most powerful thing...deck safety awareness for purse seiners.
Spokane, WA: 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. 2007-126d, 2007 Apr; :DVD
The most powerful thing is a safety awareness video designed to help crew members be more aware of safety hazards on board purse seining vessels. It features interviews with fishermen about their experiences working around, and in some cases being injured by, the capstan winch. In addition, the video highlights an engineering solution developed to help prevent injuries that occur as a result of getting entangled around the winch.
Fishing-industry; Machine-operation; Machine-operators; Engineering-controls; Control-technology; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Equipment-operators; Equipment-design
Numbered Publication; Video
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2007-126d
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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