Scene Assessment What are the first steps to take when someone is hurt on your fishing vessel and may need first aid? Learn how to safely assess the scene when an event happens.
The Fishermen Led Injury Prevention Program (FLIPP) is an innovative project that includes commercial fishermen, researchers, extension agents, and coastal community members directly involved in the design of the project, collecting data, and in testing injury prevention strategies.
The goal of FLIPP is to understand injuries in the Dungeness crab fleet and test ideas to reduce or prevent these injuries. The resources were developed from ideas from fishermen to help reduce the risk of injury and stay fishing.
The project is led by the OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences and Oregon Sea Grant, a partnership that merges occupational safety research with experience in working directly with the commercial fishing industry. http://flippresources.org