NIOSH Regional Commercial Fishing Fatality Summaries

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In 2017, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released a series of updated commercial fishing fatality summaries which analyze current trends and identify hazards in four regions of the United States: Alaska, West Coast, East Coast, and … Continued

IFISH 5 International Fishing Industry Safety – Health Conference (2018)

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IFISH 5 Fifth International Fishing Industry Safety & Health Conference JUNE 10-13, 2018 St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in collaboration with the SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research … Continued

September 2017 Hurricanes

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In September 2017, North American commercial fishermen faced multiple hurricanes, tropical storms, and other weather systems. In early September, Hurricane Irma (Category 5) moved across the Atlantic and through the Caribbean before making landfall in Florida. An extremely powerful storm, … Continued

Canada Commercial Fishing Safety Report: 2015 Fatal Accident

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The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) recently released its investigation report (M15A0348) into the November 2015 person overboard fatality near Clark’s Harbour, Nova Scotia. The report draws attention to an array of safety risks associated with the Canadian fishing … Continued