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Document ID (ISN)105687
CIS number 06-1223
Year 2005
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2005-137
Title Dangers of entanglement during lobster fishing
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Aug. 2005. 4p. Illus. 2 ref.
Internet access http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/wp-solutions/2005-137/pdfs/2005-137.pdf [in English]
Abstract This leaflet describes recommended work practices and controls to prevent drowning following entanglement in trap lines. Contents: reducing the risk of entanglement by keeping the deck free of loose lines; helping to escape from entanglement by stopping the engine and untangling or cutting the line; and helping to reboard the vessel if pulled overboard.
Descriptors (primary) USA; fishing; drowning; entanglement
Descriptors (secondary) survey; safety guides; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Fishing