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August 2019 Archives

Autumn hazards for commercial fishers

Even though seasonal changes don’t affect Louisiana nearly as much as the northern states, outdoor workers need to prepare themselves for the fall months. Summer is one of the best seasons for those involved in the maritime industry, and not everyone is ready for it to come to an end.

More offshore rigs may mean more potential for injury

What is the top concern for workers headed to an offshore oil rig? Profit for the dangerous journey is one of them, and future job opportunities is probably another. The No. 1 worry is probably about safety, because injuries can be costly and painful as well as preventing workers from keeping their income flowing.

How are workers on the water protected from injury?

A life at sea is a difficult one, but many people take to it for the opportunities that the water affords. Even more laborers support marine commerce, fishing and other vital industries with work in shipyards, on docks or on stationary platforms offshore. There are enough hoops to jump through to keep a maritime work life safe without the difficulties of getting care after illness or injury.

Admiralty claims cover sea area as well as sea injuries

Disputes in a specific community or parish on land are often complicated, but it is usually a simple process to figure out which courts can resolve them if no other method works. Things can become less sure, however, when disputes involve territory covered by water.

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