Amazon workers injured in bear spray accident


Workers at Amazon's Fulfillment Centre in Robbinsville, New Jersey

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Amazon’s Fulfillment Centre in Robbinsville, New Jersey, where the accident took place

Twenty-four Amazon workers have been hospitalised after a bear spray can was punctured at a warehouse in New Jersey in the US on Wednesday.

One of those hospitalised is in a critical condition. Another 30 people were treated by emergency services at the scene.

It is not clear what caused the accident but Amazon is investigating.

Workers evacuated the third floor of the warehouse’s south entrance during the incident on Wednesday morning.

Employees experienced breathing problems, and stinging in their throat and eyes, local officials said.

John Nalbone, a…

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