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How Walmart Logistics trains 75,000 employees

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When you’re in charge of one of the largest distribution networks and private trucking fleets in the world, how do you go about continuously improving safety for sustained, bottom line results? How do you continuously foster and improve a safety culture that positively impacts risk mitigation, injury reduction and accident cost reduction, while improving employee engagement?


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Two federal agencies clash over explosion investigation
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Wal-Mart workers poured hazardous materials down sewers and the CSB clashes with the ATF over fertilizer plant explosion investigation in this edition of the weekly news roundup.


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Wal-Mart pleads guilty to environmental crimes

Federal charges stem from hazmat handling, disposal
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $86.1 million in fines after pleading guilty yesterday to federal environmental crimes and civil violations. Coupled with previous actions brought by California, Missouri and the EPA for related offenses, Wal-Mart will pay a combined total of more than $110 to resolve charges against the company.


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Factory in deadly Bangladesh fire was considered “high risk”

Wal-Mart, IKEA among companies that bought its goods
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A blaze that killed at least 112 workers in Bangladesh Saturday occurred in a garment factory that was known to be unsafe by at least one of the U.S. companies that sourced goods from it.


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NY Wal-Mart Super Center earns OSHA citations, fines

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OSHA has cited Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for alleged repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards at the company’s Super Center store in Cobleskill, NY.


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OSHA finds similar violations at Wal-Marts across country

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The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for a total of 24 alleged repeat and serious violations of workplace safety and health standards at its supercenter store No. 2859 in Rochester, NY.


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