Reduced penalty for US company over American Samoa death

Pago Pago Harbour, American Samoa Photo: AFP / Michael Runkel / Robert Harding Premium

A US fishing company has had its penalties for negligence reduced after it contested the findings of the occupation safety regulator. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration had initially fined Cape Ferrat Fishing more than $US19,000 for three serious violations. It followed the death of a ship’s captain in American Samoa last year. But the […]

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