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Document ID (ISN)102633
CIS number 03-1710
Year 2004
Convention or series no. NTP 623
Author(s) García Puente N.E., Carro Martínez P.
Title Prevention of occupational hazards in aquaculture
Original title Prevención de riesgos laborales en acuicultura [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2004. 6p. Illus. 6 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note lists the various hazards present in aquaculture together with the preventive measures for reducing these hazards. Contents: definitions of aquaculture in general and of its constituent sectors; specific hazards (handling of loads, falls on the level, risks due to hot working climates, to diving activities and to boats, risks to health due to poor hygiene and insalubrious workplaces, general risks) and corresponding preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) fish farming; Spain; plant safety and health organization; risk factors; oyster farming; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; falls of persons; entanglement; electricity; decompression sickness; manual handling; data sheet; injuries; strain injuries; falling objects; cold workplaces; glossary; hearing loss
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Livestock rearing