Amazon robot fingered for bear spray leak that hospitalised 24 staffers

Amazon robot fingered for bear spray leak that hospitalised 24 staffers

This post was originally published on another site. Jeff Bezos’ brown box empire slammed for failing to protect employees Amazon has once again been slammed for conditions workers face in its warehouses after a robot in a US site popped a can of bear repellant, hospitalising 24 staff. The incident, which took place yesterday at the Robbinsville fulfillment centre in New Jersey, involved an automated machine that “accidentally” punctured a 9-ounce can of what is effectively concentrated pepper spray. According to media reports, the bear repellant is concentrated Capsaican, which is an irritant to mammals – as one would imagine...

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Amazon robot fingered for bear spray leak that hospitalised 24 staffers

Amazon robot fingered for bear spray leak that hospitalised 24 staffers

This post was originally published on another site. Jeff Bezos’ brown box empire slammed for failing to protect employees Amazon has once again been slammed for conditions workers face in its warehouses after a robot in a US site popped a can of bear repellant, hospitalising 24 staff. The incident, which took place yesterday at the Robbinsville fulfillment centre in New Jersey, involved an automated machine that “accidentally” punctured a 9-ounce can of what is effectively concentrated pepper spray. According to media reports, the bear repellant is concentrated Capsaican, which is an irritant to mammals – as one would imagine...

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