Injury Prevention for Commercial Fishermen: From Surveillance to Interventions

Laurel Kincl, PhD
Associate Professor
Environmental and Occupational Health
College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Laurel Kincl's research focuses on quantifying, communicating and controlling occupational and environmental exposures to health and safety hazards.

She has particular interest in reducing adverse health outcomes with targeted interventions, including working with special populations such as young workers and people with disabilities.

Her current research is funded by CDC NIOSH regarding workforce safety for commercial fishing in the Pacific northwest and the west coast Dungeness crab fleet; and personal environmental exposure assessment in disadvantaged communities.