|Document ID (ISN)||107562|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1641-9251 - International Maritime Health
|Convention or series no.
||Tools for improving safety management in the Norwegian fishing fleet - Occupational accident analysis - Period of 1998-2006
||2006, Vol.57, No.1/4, p.76-84. Illus. 5 ref.
||Using data from the Norwegian Maritime Directorate, this article analyses accidents having occurred in the Norwegian fishing fleet during the years 1998-2002, together with the general trends in fatal accidents from 1955 to 2006. The risk rate was 23.6 accidents per 1000 man-years, the rate being the highest for the deep sea fleet of trawlers (28.6 accidents per 1000 man-years). From 1998 to 2006, a rate of 24.8 fatal accidents per 10,000 man years was found for the smaller fleet, length of vessel (Loa) < 13m. This rate is 4.1 times higher than for the medium fleet (Loa < 28m) and 11.3 times higher than for the deep sea fleet (Loa > 28m). Other findings are discussed and measures for the reduction of fatal accidents are proposed.
||occupational accidents; fishing; trawlers; Norway
||analysis of accident causes; frequency rates; fatalities; statistical trends
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Norway|
Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Mechanical hazards, transport