Differing Dangers at Sea

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Risques en mer : plus dangereux d’être pêcheur que de travailler sur une plateforme offshore

Plateforme pétrolière en Mer du Nord – Norvege © AFP PHOTO – SCANPIX – HO –

The probability of being killed at work is 25 times higher for a coastal fisherman than for an offshore worker, according to a study from the UiS. Seafarers also run a high risk of accidents.

Fifteen people died on vessels registered in Norway during 2010, figures from the Norwegian Maritime Directorate (NMD) show. Eight of these were fishermen.

Science Daily

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