Whakaari/White Island eruption: WorkSafe review months overdue

An NZ Herald article.

An independent review of WorkSafe’s handling of Whakaari / White Island leading up to the deadly eruption is months overdue.

The blast in December 2019 took 22 lives.

Soon after WorkSafe’s Whakaari investigation team laid charges against 13 parties last year, Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety Michael Wood announced WorkSafe’s own conduct would be reviewed by David Laurenson QC.

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