|Document ID (ISN)||109402|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1641-9251 - International Maritime Health
|Convention or series no.
||Dahl E., Ulven A., Horneland A.M.
||Crew accidents reported during 3 years on a cruise ship
||2008, Vol.59, No.1-4, p.19-33. 18 ref.
||The objective of this study was to analyze data from crew injuries reported to the medical center of a cruise ship and to determine high risk activities, equipment and behavior. During three years, 361 injuries (23% women) were reported. Thirty percent involved loss of work time. The marine department accounted for 14% (deck 5%; engine 9%), the hotel department for 79% and contractors for 7% of the reports. Filipinos comprised half the crew, reported 35% of the accidents, and their rate of serious injuries were lower than non-Filipino crew. Hotel crew had a higher rate of accident absenteeism than marine crew. The upper extremity was the most frequently injured body part (51%), open wounds the most common injury type (37%), and galleys the most common accident location (30%).
||race-linked differences; occupational accidents; sea transport; injuries; ships
||Norway; Philippines; cooking; accident absenteeism; frequency rates; wounds; hotel industry; subcontractors; upper extremities
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Norway|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport