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Amazon Warehouse Sites Probed for Potential Workplace Hazards

  • Facilities in New York City, Chicago and Orlando were visited
  • Amazon had been accused of pushing workers to their limits
A worker stacks bins at an Amazon fulfillment center.

A worker stacks bins at an Amazon fulfillment center.

Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg
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Amazon.com Inc. warehouses near New York City, Chicago and Orlando were inspected by federal investigators Monday of as part of a probe into potential worker safety hazards.

Investigators from the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration visited the sites on referrals from federal prosecutors in Manhattan, said Nicholas Biase, a spokesman for US Attorney Damian Williams.