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Document ID (ISN)102635
CIS number 03-1929
Year 2004
Convention or series no. NTP 625
Author(s) González Rodríguez M.M., García Puente N.E.
Title Biological hazards in ocean fishing
Original title Riesgos biológicos en la pesca marítima [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2004. 8p. 15 ref.
Internet access http://internet.mtas.es/Insht/ntp/ntp_625.htm [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note describes the biological hazards to which ocean fishermen are exposed, together with the preventive measures aimed at reducing these risks. Contents: general aspects; handling of the catch; specific diseases affecting fishermen (furuncles due to salt water, pruritus or eruptions due to algae, urticaria from cod, conjunctivitis, dermatomycosis, asthma, bacterial infections, injuries from stings, contact with or bites by marine animals); preventive measures; infectious diseases; vaccination and prophylaxis.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; fishing; biological hazards; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) fish; data sheet; contagion; infectious diseases; mycoses; asthma; skin eruption; urticaria; carbuncle; conjunctivitis; injuries; bites; handling of animals; vaccination; prophylaxis; venoms
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Fishing
Biological hazards
Mycoses