Factors for Safety Sustainability in Workplace: A Case Study in Anglers

Shamsul Effendy Abdul Hamid, Mazdi Marzuki, Nik Harnida Suhainai, Miftachul Huda


Fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. As there is an increase in the number of anglers worldwide, it is important to recognize accident factors for coastal anglers to find ways to impede any unnecessary risks. This systematic review involves studies on this topic published between 2016 until March 2020 from Web of Science and ScienceDirect. It was carried out coherently with the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) method. The sample of respondents embraced different populations such as anglers, incidents of accidents, health professionals involving fisheries, and administrative staff related to fisheries. The research consists of the main elements, such as the causes of accidents, accident effects, and the improved solution to the existing problems. This review found that marine accidents are not triggered by a single factor but rather by a combination of several causes that lead to a dangerous condition. Four major accident factors involving coastal anglers such as human, management, environment, and equipment were identified. In conclusion, these studies revealed different accident factors in each area. Addressing these factors would better understand anglers’ safety and contribute to a safer working environment for the next generation.


Keywords: coastal anglers, accident factors, safety measures, fishery sector.

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