Oregon Info for Fishing
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OR-FACE: Crab Fishing Hazard Alert
During 2000-2009 70% of commercial fishing deaths off the US West Coast were caused by drowning. Dungeness crab fisheries had the highest number of fatalities with a rate of 310 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers.
The Oregon Occupational Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (OR-FACE)
The Oregon Occupational Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation is funded by NIOSH and based at OHSU's Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences.