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Occupational accidents aboard merchant ships
Objectives: To investigate the frequency, circumstances, and causes of occupational accidents aboard merchant ships in international trade, and to identify risk factors for the occurrence ofExpand
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Surveillance of deaths on board Danish merchant ships, 1986-93: implications for prevention.
  • H. L. Hansen
  • Medicine
  • Occupational and environmental medicine
  • 1 April 1996
OBJECTIVE: To describe and analyse the types and circumstances of all natural and non-natural deaths among seamen on board Danish merchant ships. METHODS: Data on 147 cases were obtained fromExpand
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Cancer incidence among Danish seafarers: a population based cohort study
Aims: Seafarers aboard oil and chemical tankers may be exposed to many chemicals, including substances like benzene that are known to be carcinogenic. Other seafarers are exposed to engine exhaust,Expand
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Incidence and relative risk for hepatitis A, hepatitis B and tuberculosis and occurrence of malaria among merchant seamen.
The purpose of the study was to assess the incidence and relative risk of hepatitis A and B and tuberculosis among Danish merchant seamen. We also assessed the occurrence of malaria. The study wasExpand
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Mortality among Danish merchant seamen from 1970 to 1985.
A retrospective cohort study was performed to analyze the mortality patterns of Danish merchant seamen in the period 1970-1985. The population census in 1970 in Denmark was the source of informationExpand
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An analysis of the causes of mortality among seafarers in the British merchant fleet (1986-1995) and recommendations for their reduction.
This study was designed to establish the manner and causes of all fatalities among seafarers who were serving in British merchant shipping between 1 January 1986 and 31 December 1995. Other main aimsExpand
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Obesity among Danish seafarers.
BACKGROUND Danish seafarers have an excess of life style related diseases where obesity may be a factor. Obesity may in itself be a safety issue at sea. OBJECTIVES The purpose was to studyExpand
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Health of Danish seafarers and fishermen 1970-2010: What have register-based studies found?
Background:This study aimed to review Danish register-studies on seafarers’ and fishermen’s health and safety. Methods: Register-based or register-linked studies from 1970 until 2012 were identifiedExpand
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The epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis and other intestinal parasitoses in children in southern Guinea-Bissau.
In order to determine the prevalence of Cryptosporidium and other intestinal parasites, a household sample survey of children under 5 years old was carried out during the late dry season in 8 ruralExpand
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Major differences in rates of occupational accidents between different nationalities of seafarers.
OBJECTIVES Earlier studies and statistics have shown that merchant seafarers from the South East Asia had considerable lower accident rates when compared with seafarers from Western Europe. TheExpand
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