Occupational fatalities in the United States commercial fishing industry, 2000-2009.

  title={Occupational fatalities in the United States commercial fishing industry, 2000-2009.},
  author={Jennifer M. Lincoln and Devin L Lucas},
  journal={Journal of agromedicine},
  volume={15 4},
The occupational fatality rate among commercial fishermen decreased in the United States during 1992-2008; however, commercial fishing continues to be one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, with an average annual fatality rate of 129 deaths per 100,000 fishermen in 2008. By contrast, the average annual occupational fatality rate among all US workers during the same period was four deaths per 100,000 workers. During the 1990s, numerous safety interventions were developed for… CONTINUE READING
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