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Document ID (ISN)111398
CIS number 11-0120
ISSN - Serial title 0049-0059 - Segurança
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Armas S.
Title Evaluation and control of risks in purse on board purse seine fishing boats
Original title Avaliação e controlo de riscos numa embarcação de pesca de cerco-traineira [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Nov.-Dec. 2010, Vol.XLV, No.199, p.12-15. Illus.
Abstract The objectives of this study were to promote and contribute to improving the occupational safety and health within the fishing sector in Portugal. The study identified two distinct phases of purse seine fishing, namely activities carried out at sea, and activities conducted on land. Each day, a number of tasks are carried out, including activities on board preparing for the vessel to go to sea and the various fishing and fish preparation processes. The study evaluates the risks inherent to each activity, and proposes a number of recommendations aimed at improving safety and working conditions of fishermen.
Descriptors (primary) Portugal; trawlers; conditions of work; occupational accidents; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; job study; safe working methods; legal aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Fishing