Amazon Workers Injured In Bear Spray Accident

The can of bear repellent was punctured, sending fumes around the US warehouse, officials say.

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    12/6/2018 - 4:06 pm | View Link
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  • Robot Punctures Can Of Bear Repellent At Amazon Warehouse, Sickening Workers
    Twenty-four workers at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey were taken to area hospitals after being exposed to bear repellent on Wednesday morning, when a robot punctured a can of the aerosol spray. One ...
    12/6/2018 - 9:01 am | View Link
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  • 24 workers at Amazon in NJ hospitalized after repellent disperses
    One person was critically injured and two dozen others were treated at five hospitals Wednesday after a can of bear repellent fell off a shelf at an Amazon warehouse in Robbinsville, officials said.
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