Commercial Fishing Fatalities -- California, Oregon, and Washington, 2000-2006

April 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/25/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 16, p425
This article discusses the results of an analysis of the fatality rates recorded by commercial fishing in California, Oregon and Washington from 2000 to 2006. Conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the analysis indicated that the three states combined had an average annual commercial fishing fatality rate of 238 deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent fishermen. It also found that the Northwest Dungeness crab fishery had the highest fatality rate of any fishery located off the coasts of the states.


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