TITLE

Commercial Fishing Deaths -- United States, 2000-2009

AUTHOR(S)
Lincoln, J.; Lucas, D.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/16/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 27, p842
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report which examines data collected and analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on commercial fishing deaths reported from 2000 to 2009 in the U.S. The aim was to examine the hazards and risk factors for occupational mortality in the commercial fishing industry as well as explore how hazards and risk factors differ among fisheries and locations. It says that from 1992 to 2008, an annual average of 58 reported deaths occurred.
ACCESSION #
52368181

 

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