Wal-Mart agrees to safety fixes at 2,857 stores

Wal-Mart has agreed to improve safety conditions for employees who use trash compactors and cleaning chemicals at more than 2,800 stores as part of a settlement agreement with the Labor Department. The retail giant has also agreed to pay a $190,000 fine to fix hazards discovered during an Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection at a store in Rochester, N.Y. The agreement announced Wednesday covers 2,857 Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores in 28 states that follow federal OSHA standar...

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