COMMERCIAL FISHING SAFETY
Current Partners and Links to Commercial Fishing Safety
Partnership is one of the cornerstones of the NIOSH Research to Practice (r2p) model. The NIOSH Commercial Fishing Safety Research and Design Program is proud to partner with a wide collection of industry, academic, governmental, and non-profit groups to help achieve our goals and the NIOSH mission of safety and health for all workers through research and prevention.
AMSEA provides effective hands-on marine safety courses to the commercial fishing industry in Alaska and in other regions of the United States. They are a NIOSH grantee and long-time partner of NIOSH.
The Alaska Sea Grant College Program supports coastal communities through research, education, and extension, and is funded by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, NOAA, and support from partners such as NIOSH.
B&N Fisheries Company is a privately owned company headquartered in Seattle Washington.
Jensen Maritime is a naval architect and marine engineering firm that has partnered with NIOSH to develop a variety of products for the commercial fishing industry to improve deck safety
NIOSH has been collaborating with the USCG since 1991 in reducing deaths and injuries in the commercial fishing industry. Collaboration originally started with USCG District 17 in Alaska and since the late 1990’s has included other USCG partners throughout the United States. NIOSH and the USCG have an MOU agreement to share data to identify causes of deaths in the commercial fishing industry.
NMFS is dedicated to the stewardship of living marine resources through science-based conservation and management, and the promotion of healthy ecosystems.
NPFVOA provides hands-on marine safety training to commercial fishermen in the Pacific Northwest.
Trident Seafoods was founded in 1973 as a privately owned corporation. The corporation operates offshore fish processors and shore-side plants throughout Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
PNASH partnered with NIOSH to conduct a safety survey among Dungeness crab fishermen in Oregon to identify ways to improve safety among this high risk fleet.
The Northeast Center for Agricultural Health has used NIOSH CFID data to identify project areas to work on to improve safety in the Northeast fishing fleet.
The 7 NIOSH AgFF Centers are mandated to undertake research, develop prevention and education programs and provide consultation to constituents across the US in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting.