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Patterns of seafarer injuries

Ellis, Neil, Bloor, Michael John and Sampson, Helen 2010. Patterns of seafarer injuries. Maritime Policy & Management 37 (2) , pp. 121-128. 10.1080/03088830903533742

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Abstract

In this paper, secondary analyses derived from injury data obtained from 16 maritime administrations are presented. Evidence of issues effecting reporting which argue against the aggregation of datasets of different administrations is examined. Some important dimensions of these issues are analysed. Considering two different large maritime administrations, evidence is presented indicating that injuries are systematically under-reported in general cargo ships, compared to other types of trades and that injuries are systematically under-reported by some crew nationalities within a given maritime administration. There is a clear need to invest in studies of the social processes of shipboard injury reporting, if we are to be able to interpret seafarer injury statistics.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC)
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
ISSN: 0308-8839
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 20:32
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/28124

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