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How Walmart Logistics trains 75,000 employees

February 26, 2014

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
June 1, 2013

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
May 29, 2013

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
November 26, 2012

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

June 8, 2012

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

February 13, 2012

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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