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Commercial crab fishing in Oregon.
Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation
Portland, OR: Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation, 2010 Sep; :1
Crab Fishing Safety: - Attend safety drill training (contact the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission or U.S. Coast Guard for local schedules). - Policy: Require the use of lifejackets during bar crossings in treacherous conditions (or in any conditions). - Policy: Expand requirements for stability reports to all crab boats (currently only required for boats over 79 feet long). - Policy: Make dockside inspections mandatory (currently voluntary). - Policy: Consider the use of quotas to eliminate derby fishing.
Accident-prevention; Accident-statistics; Injury-prevention; Traumatic-injuries; Risk-factors; Safety-education; Safety-practices; Fishing-industry; Mortality-data
Commercial Crab Fishing in Oregon
Public Health Services, Portland, Oregon
Page last reviewed: December 11, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division