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Document ID (ISN)107408
CIS number 07-1346
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9936 - Cahiers de mÚdecine interprofessionnelle
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bouchet H., Castel S., Chaney C., Mzabi M.I.
Title Fishmongers through the ages
Original title Poissonniers d'hier et d'aujourd'hui [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 2007, Vol.47, No.2, p.117-127. 8 ref. + Insert 2p.
Abstract The job of fishmonger has much evolved through the centuries, as have the methods used for fishing and transporting fish (including the rapid growth in deep freezing on-board fishing vessels). Today, fishmongers work in small fish shops, in medium and large supermarket chains, on markets, in industrial enterprises, at wholesalers, at caterers or in traditional restaurants. In this occupation, occupational accidents and diseases can have multiple effects on the operations of the enterprise. The main hazards include osteo-articular injuries due to occupational accidents (falls, incorrect manual handling) or repetitive work, skin injuries and diseases (cuts, burns, contact dermatitis, warts) and cardiovascular diseases due to prolonged exposure to cold working environments. An occupational information sheet on the job of fishmonger is included as an insert.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; occupational diseases; fish; food industry; hotel industry; risk factors; supermarkets
Descriptors (secondary) falls of persons; restaurants; work posture; warts; eczema; musculoskeletal diseases; skin injuries; wounds; burns; cardiovascular diseases; repetitive strain injury; cold workplaces; manual handling
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Retail industry
Food industry
Hotels and restaurants
Animal hazards