Employees want drills for severe weather in addition to fires
Posting on an internal message board, the employee at a facility in neighbouring インディアナ, 書きました: “I know it’s the weekend and Amazon was busy blasting Michael Strahan and other wealthy people into space but can we get any kind of statement about the ‘mass casualty incident’ in Illinois?
“I feel something could be said or a plan of action to review tornado and [重度] weather safety could be announced,” adding that “we had tornado touchdowns not far” from the Amazon fulfillment centre in Jacksonville, インディアナ.
The complaint, one of several posted internally, was shared with インターセプト.
Several Amazon employees told the publication that they have never been involved in safety drills for events such as severe weather or fires, despite having worked at the company for years.
独立者 has asked Amazon for comment. A spokesperson told インターセプト: “Emergency response training is provided to new employees and that training is reinforced throughout the year.”
しかしながら, an apparent lack of drills relating specifically to severe weather events has become a major point of contention for employees.
“Curious as to why we don’t have tornado drills like we do fire drills?” wrote an employee in Indiana.
“I have been here six and a half years and have never once been involved in a tornado safety drill on my shift, as well as have not taken part in a fire safety drill in about two years,」別の人が言った.
“This whole situation has got me thinking our site really needs to revise its safety drills because you never know when disaster and tragedy can strike.”
Official government guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) states that “workers need to be trained and plans need to be practiced to ensure that personnel are familiar with what to do in the event of a tornado”.
OSHA has opened an investigation into the Edwardsville warehouse collapse, CNBC reported 月曜日に.