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White Island volcano: New Zealand authorities charge 13 parties over disaster – The Guardian

Ten parties charged under health and safety laws and three charged as directors or individuals over Whakaari explosion which killed 22



New Zealands workplace safety watchdog has charged 13 parties as part of its investigation into last Decembers White Island/Whakaari volcano eruption, according to reports. Twenty two people died in the disaster.
Ten parties face charges under the Health and Safety at Work Act which carries a maximum fine of $1.5m (US$1.06m).
Three individuals are charged as directors or individuals who were required to exercise due diligence to ensure the company meets its health and safety obligations. These charges…

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