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Amazon Faces New OSHA Fines for Warehouse Worker Injuries (2)

Jan. 18, 2023, 4:51 PMUpdated: Jan. 18, 2023, 7:47 PM

Amazon.com Inc. faces a new round of OSHA citations alleging the online retailer failed to adequately protect distribution center workers from injuries related to lifting and moving packages.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Wednesday it was proposing fines totaling $60,269 against Amazon for alleged violations at warehouses in Deltona, Fla.; Waukegan, Ill.; and New Windsor, N.Y.

“While Amazon has developed impressive systems to make sure its customers’ orders are shipped efficiently and quickly, the company has failed to show the same level of commitment to protecting the safety and well-being of its workers,” OSHA Assistant Secretary Doug Parker ...