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Document ID (ISN)111245
CIS number 10-0772
ISSN - Serial title 1886-6123 - Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Urrutia de Diego M.
Title Hazard evaluation - Fishing: A hazardous occupation
Original title Evaluaciˇn de riesgos - La pesca: una actividad laboral de riesgo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Oct. 2009, No.54, p.32-35. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract Fishing is one of the most dangerous activities. In this sector, the accident risk is 2.4 times higher than in other industrial sectors in Europe. This article describes the main causes of accidents on small trawlers, the health hazards among fishermen and the necessary prevention measures.
Descriptors (primary) conditions of work; injuries; hazard evaluation; fishing; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) ILO; noise; weather; musculoskeletal diseases; responsibilities of employers; occupational accidents; stress factors; fatalities
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Fishing