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USA: Labour leaders protest safety award given to DuPont

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23 September 2005

Steelworkers Protest DuPont Award at National Safety Congress [USA]

Author: United Steelworkers

United Steelworkers (USW) members and others in the international labor union movement decried the safety award given by the National Safety Council to DuPont at its yearly conference this week. The USW believes DuPont's abominable health and safety record should have disqualified the chemical giant from receiving the safety group's 2006 Green Cross for Safety Award.

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1 September 2005

[PDF] Not Walking the Talk: DuPont's Untold Safety Failures

Author: United Steelworkers

DuPont entrenches itself and resists taking responsibility for current and past trespasses, which continues to put citizens, the environment, and most of all, workers at risk. DuPont’s safety program blames the worker for on-the-job hazards and its goal of zero accidents encourages a system of non-reporting. [also refers to Kerr-McGee, Millennium Inorganic Chemicals (part of Lyondell), Eastman Chemical, PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer (part of PotashCorp), BASF, Alston & Bird, 3M]

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1 January 2005

DuPont - Sustainable Growth 2004 Progress Report

Author: DuPont

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