Report says fatigue, lack of safety oversight contributed to crewmember death on Nunavut fishing vessel

The death of a worker (fisherman)who went overboard on a fishing vessel in Nunavut in 2021 highlights gaps in safety management on that boat and similar vessels in the territories, according to an investigation report released Thursday. The report was done by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), which looks into marine, rail and air incidents but does not assign fault or determine criminal liability. It looked at the circumstances around the death of a crew member who died in August 2021 while working aboard the Iqaluit-based fishing vessel SuvakThe worker was pulled overboard when his arm became entangled in a buoy line. He was recovered from the water and later pronounced dead, the report states. more, >>click to read<< 11:03

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