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?
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.
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.