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Amazon warehouse workers in Canada saw injury rates double. Then COVID hit. Inside a hidden safety crisis

From the Toronto Star article:

… As of November, the company had not registered a single COVID claim. The Star has confirmed at least 25 cases of workers testing positive at one Brampton warehouse alone.

Farah Mawani, a social epidemiologist at Unity Health’s MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions, said transparency about where COVID cases are happening is essential — for the public to understand why low-income, racialized communities have been harder hit, and for policy makers to do something about it.

“If we are not implementing any workplace interventions, we’re never going to get the pandemic under control,” she said.

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