Communicable Diseases a Hazard for Commercial Fishermen

Commercial fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States.  According to research, around 50 percent of maritime accidents occur in the commercial fishing industry.  These accidents and resulting maritime injuries occur for a number of reasons.  Bad weather, malfunctioning fishing equipment, inadequate training and mechanical failure are the most commonly cited.  […]

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Cruise Ship Crew Members Raise Questions about Whether Cruise Lines Put Crew at Risk for Coronavirus

Cruise ship crew members are raising questions about whether their cruise line employers put them at risk for coronavirus COVID-19.  Several media outlets have reported that employees on cruise ships feel they have been unnecessarily put at risk.  Most recently, a crew member onboard the Celebrity Infinity ship has come forward with eyebrow-raising reports about […]

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