Tag Archives: Clayton Joudrey

Yarmouth Sea Products outlines extensive safety steps taken following serious injury to crewmember in 2015

It was just supposed to be another ordinary fishing trip, except that on the water things don’t always happen the way they’re supposed to. But that can change. An accident onboard the scallop dragger Compass Rose II in June 2015 left a crewmember (Clayton Joudrey) with permanent injuries. In a room of fishermen and others 28 months later, the owners of that vessel, Yarmouth Sea Products Ltd., gave a presentation on the extensive safety steps that have been undertaken to prevent such an accident from happening again. The presentation was ordered by the court as part of the penalty,,, click here to read the story 13:43

Yarmouth Sea Products fined after man fractured skull on scallop fishing boat

Yarmouth Sea Products will pay a $41,500 fine and is also required to hold two seminars on workplace safety as part of a sentence issued in Yarmouth provincial court Tuesday after an incident on board one of its fishing vessels two years ago. The company was sentenced by Judge James Burrill after pleading guilty to three charges under the Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act. On June 7, 2015, Clayton Joudrey was hit in the head by a metal ring after a cable snapped aboard the Compass Rose II, a scallop fishing boat in the Bay of Fundy. Joudrey had only been working for the company for 17 days and it was his third trip on the vessel. Joudrey, then 43, suffered a fractured skull, a fractured eye socket and a broken neck. click here to read the story 18:10

Berwick fisherman doing OK after at-sea rescue by Digby ferry

compass rose 2 rescueClayton Joudrey’s sister wrote to the Courier about 1 p.m. June 9 to say the fisherman is very thankful to the crew of the Princess of Acadia, the doctor and nurses on board, and the crew on his fishing boat. “Clayton’s doing ok,” wrote Tammy Naugler of Coldbrook. “Break in his neck, fractured orbital bone and a fractured skull. But he’s awake and enjoying a Tim’s coffee.” Joudrey was injured while scalloping June 7 aboard the Compass Rose II (click here) on the Bay of Fundy. Read the rest here 11:28