Study reveals alarming fatality rates in the Texas shrimping industry

A recent study is highlighting the fatality rates in the shrimping industry, a occupation that drives an essential part of Coastal Bend dining. Dr. Shannon Guillot-Wright, associate professor of occupational health at UTHealth Houston, said that she and her team of researchers have noticed an alarming trend in our gulf waters. “We talked to many shrimpers who had things fall on their heads, their friends’ heads,” she said. Jeff Wright owns Anne’s Bait House On The Bay and said that he is no stranger to the dangers of shrimping when a fellow shrimper died on his boat dock in March. more, >>CLICK TO READ<< 10:32

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