Tag Archives: Occupational Health and Safety Act

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

Charges against OCI withdrawn in death on CF/V Katsheshuk II

The Crown has withdrawn eight charges laid against Ocean Choice International Inc. under the Occupational Health and Safety Act related to a death aboard a fishing vessel two years ago. A St. Anthony man, 25, died aboard the Katsheshuk II in February 2012 when a small steel door in the hold of the ship slammed on his neck. Read [email protected]  12:09