Amazon warehouse robots causing more injuries to staff, internal documents show

clock • 2 min read
Amazon warehouse robots causing more injuries to staff, internal documents show
Image:

Amazon warehouse robots causing more injuries to staff, internal documents show

Accidents are 50 per cent higher at facilities that rely on robots

The use of robots in Amazon's warehouses and distribution centres are causing more injuries to the workforce than when facilities rely solely on human workers. That's according to a new report by Reveal,...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

More on Public Sector

Government reveals plans for a 'one stop' app for accessing GOV.UK

Government reveals plans for a 'one stop' app for accessing GOV.UK

Seeks to build on increased public acceptance of apps during the pandemic

John Leonard
clock 14 October 2021 • 3 min read
You can camp in your garden

Thank Zuck it's Friday #9 - Home Office 'super database', the software reseller claiming £270m from Microsoft and social media data breaches

This week on the IT news podcast the team discusses the Home Office's 'super database' on race, health and biometrics, the British software reseller bringing at £170m claim against Microsoft and the recent data breaches involving both Facebook and LinkedIn....

Stuart Sumner
clock 09 April 2021 • 1 min read
NHS SBS approves 19 suppliers for hardware framework

NHS approves 19 suppliers for £1bn of ICT hardware and services

Approved vendors can pitch for ICT hardware and services contracts under the Link 3 Framework to support the NHS and the wider public sector organisations

clock 26 March 2021 • 2 min read