Leaked documents show how Amazon misled the public about warehouse safety issues


PBS NewsHour

Published on Oct 13, 2020

During the pandemic, Americans have become even more reliant on online shopping — a realm Amazon continues to dominate. But the company’s vast inventory, fast shipping and low prices come with a dangerous tradeoff: an increased risk to workers rushing to fulfill orders. Will Evans of the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Reveal has an update on injury patterns at Amazon’s busy warehouses.

Editor’s Note: The final graphic on injury rates in this story was changed from an earlier version. The new graphic is identical to one that appears earlier in the story.

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