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Corporate Misbehaviour

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Wal-Mart supplier ‘produces severed fingers and hands’, says labour rights group.

A local labour rights group wants retail giant Wal-Mart to investigate alleged unsafe conditions at mainland factories operated by its home appliance supplier where frequent industrial accidents have left many workers with severed hands and fingers.

The main causes of the injuries at Shenzhen-listed Elec-Tech International’s factories are unsafe machines, inadequate training of workers, absence of protective equipment and pressure [...]

Wal-Mart Supplier Produces Severed Fingers and Hands

In August 2010 Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) visited seven workers who suffered industrial accidents at Elec-Tech. The following findings are from in-depth interviews with the workers.

Elec-Tech is a factory that produces severed fingers and hands!” stated Ruan Li Bing, who had his forearm cut off in an accident last year. “After so many cases of injuries, Elec-Tech has become [...]