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Katsheshuk Fisheries fined $90K for incident that killed worker

A St. John’s court has fined Katsheshuk Fisheries $90,000 for occupational health and safety charges laid after a man was killed on a shrimp trawler two years ago. Aaron Cull, 25, was killed in February 2012 when a metal door on a holding tank fell on his neck while he was working on the trawler . Cull’s father, Kenneth Cull, was on board the Katsheshuk II when the accident occurred; he was one of the first people to reach his son. Read more here 07:53

Katsheshuk Fisheries Ltd. will likely plead guilty to safety breaches

When the case of Katsheshuk Fisheries Ltd. was called in provincial court today, Crown prosecutor Shawn Patten told Judge Pamela Goulding that the case will proceed by way of speedy disposition. A 27-year-old man from St. Anthony was killed after being struck by a steel door while getting out of a shrimp holding tank on the factory deck of the vessel. Read more here 15:11