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Articles from the June 1, 2014 edition

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 By Devin Lucas    Features    June 1, 2014

Safety in the Amendment 80 Fleet

A new study by researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has assessed worker safety in the Amendment 80 fleet of factory-trawlers in Alaska. NIOSH is the federal agency responsible for conducting scientific... Full story

 
 By Michael A. Moore    Features    June 1, 2014

Safety – Attitude is Everything

Even though commercial fishing has become less risky over the last decades, it still remains one of the most dangerous ways to pursue a living. "Fatality rates have dropped 75 percent since the... Full story

 
 By Kathy A. Smith    Features    June 1, 2014

Gear to Keep You Safe

Grundéns launched their Nightwatch Puffy Jacket at Pacific Marine Expo (PME) last fall to rave reviews. In fact, the product sold out of stock within the first two months. "It's an obvious winner... Full story

 
 By Jaime Herrera Beutler    Features    June 1, 2014

Opinion – REFI Act Will Support West Coast Fishing Jobs

It’s no secret that the health of our coastal communities is dependent of the success of local fishermen and the jobs they create. In my district of Southwest Washington and all along the West Coast, the groundfish fleet and the 3,000 jobs it... Full story

 
 By Peter Philips    Today's Catch    June 1, 2014

Value of the Fleet

April 23rd marked our fourth annual Bering Sea Fisheries Conference www.beringseafisheries.com where more than 140 fishing industry representatives convened to discuss how to maximize the economic... Full story