Fishing Vessel Safety

Fishing Vessel Safety

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In response to a continuing high loss of commercial fishing vessels and crews, the U.S. Congress has mandated development of new safety requirements for the industry. This volume provides a blueprint for an integrated national safety program that responds realistically to industry conditions, with priority on the most cost-effective alternatives. Fishing Vessel Safety addresses the role of the U.S. Coast Guard and the fishing industry and evaluates such safety measures as vessel inspection and registration, and the training and licensing of fishermen. It explores vessel condition, the role of human behavior, the problem of weather prediction, the high cost of insurance, and more.Coast Guard Survival System Publications The Coast Guard publishes a circular entitled Voluntary Standards for U.S. ... This manual provides comprehensive technical guidance on commercial and Navy survival equipment used by the Coastanbsp;...

Title:Fishing Vessel Safety
Author:Committee on Fishing Vessel Safety, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
Publisher:National Academies Press - 1991-01-15


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