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Friday, December 7, 2012

Triangle Shirt Waist Fire -- Revisited

"They killed time. Time was so precious, so important. But they said it was a false alarm."ABU NAYEEM MOHAMMAD SHAHIDULLAH, director general of Bangladesh's national fire service, on the actions of some managers during a fatal fire at a garment factory." 

Read the complete story (NY Times):

THE HUMAN PRICE

Horrific Fire Revealed a Gap in Safety for Global Brands

By JIM YARDLEY
A blaze that killed 112 workers in Bangladesh last month exposed a disconnect among retailers like Sears and Walmart, the monitoring system to protect workers and the factories filling the orders.