Tag Archives: Katsheshuk Fisheries

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

Today, Katsheshuk Fisheries pleaded guilty to two OHS breaches, including failure to provide necessary safety training.

Katsheshuk Fisheries is looking at a hefty fine after a fatal accident aboard the Katsheshuk II. The shrimp boat was enroute to Bay Roberts from the Funk Island Bank in 2012 when two employees were sent to clean the shrimp tank. VOCM’s Lacy O’Connell reports. Read more here, audio report  17:15

Unsafe work environment led to death at sea, TSB finds – 25-year-old St. Anthony man killed aboard Katsheshuk II in 2012

A lack of training, a broken piece of equipment, and overall unsafe work conditions led to the death of a crewmember on a fishing vessel,,, [email protected]  Marine Investigation Report M12N0003 Link