Work-related traumatic injuries onboard freezer-trawlers and freezer-longliners operating in Alaskan waters during 2001-2012.

@article{Lucas2014WorkrelatedTI,
  title={Work-related traumatic injuries onboard freezer-trawlers and freezer-longliners operating in Alaskan waters during 2001-2012.},
  author={Devin L Lucas and Laurel D. Kincl and Viktor E. Bovbjerg and Jennifer M. Lincoln and Adam J. Branscum},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={57 7},
  pages={826-36}
}
BACKGROUND Workers onboard freezer-trawl (FT) and freezer-longline (FL) vessels in Alaska may be at high risk for fatal and non-fatal injuries. METHODS Traumatic occupational injuries onboard vessels in the FT and FL fleets were identified through two government data sources. RESULTS The annual risk of fatal injuries was 125 per 100,000 FTEs in the FT fleet, and 63 per 100,000 FTEs in the FL fleet. The annual risk of non-fatal injuries was 43 per 1,000 FTEs in the FT fleet and 35 per 1,000… CONTINUE READING

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