Three Amazon warehouses were visited by OSHA inspectors this week as part of a growing probe into potential workplace hazards.
CNBC reports that federal officials are beginning to focus on Amazon’s workplace safety hazards. Investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) visited Amazon warehouses near Albany, New York, Denver, and Boise, Idaho, on Monday.
The workplace inspections are part of a probe launched last month by OSHA and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. In July, OHSA officials inspected three other Amazon locations in New York, Chicago, and Orlando following referrals from SDNY prosecutors.
Last month, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said that the civil division is investigating reports of potential workplace