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Nearly 500 casualties recorded in Amazon UK warehouses since 2015

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The global giant's warehouse injuries in the UK have doubled in the past few years, according to union research. 


Hundreds of life-threatening warehouse accidents have been reported at Amazon UK for three years.

Head injuries, fractures and collisions with flattening equipment at Amazon UK warehouses have doubled in the past few years, according to union research.

warehouse-image---The-Independent.jpg(Image: The Independent)

In Hemel Hempstead, the floor collapsed due to a forklift driver colliding with a column as a "lapse in concentration possibly due to long working hours".

However the injured party remained anonymous in fear of losing his job.

The GMB union uncovered these disturbing statistics by free request.

Tim Roach, the General Secretary believes they "give a horrifying insight into their [Amazon's] warehouses".







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