image credit: Adobe Stock

OSHA Cites Amazon for Safety Violations at 3 Warehouses; Company Plans Appeal

January 20, 2023


The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Amazon for workplace safety violations at three of its warehouses, a decision that Amazon said it will appeal.

Amazon facilities in Deltona, Fla., Waukegan, Ill. and New Windsor, N.Y. all received hazard alert letters on Jan. 17, 2022 for exposing workers to ergonomic hazards. The company’s warehouse in Florida received an additional citation for struck-by hazards, and three similar investigations are ongoing at locations in Aurora, Colo., Nampa, Idaho and Castleton, N.Y.

Read More on Retail TouchPoints