Senators Markey, Sullivan Introduce FISH Wellness Act
Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts and Senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska are working together to address occupational safety and health risks facing commercial fishermen.
Late last week Markey and Sullivan introduced the Fishing Industry Safety, Health and Wellness Improvement (FISH Wellness) Act, a piece of bipartisan legislation to build upon the success of the Commercial Fishing Occupational Safety Research and Training Program.
Commercial fishing is considered one of the most dangerous occupations in the U.S., with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reporting that in...
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