Amputation due to fishing net

K. R. Nagesh, Prateek Rastogi

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Occupational injury is a major and often preventable health problem in a work environment. Every year around a million people are affected and thousands are killed in work related accidents. Fishing as a sport and occupation is enjoyed and practiced by people of all age groups. Fishing related hazards and injuries are common but unreported. A fatal case of amputation of a limb caused by fishing net is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)377-381
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Forensic and Legal Medicine
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 01-08-2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Law


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