Bear repellent sent two dozen workers at an Amazon fulfillment center in New Jersey to hospitals on Wednesday after a machine punctured an aerosol canister of the spray, causing it to discharge toxic fumes inside the building, a town spokesman told CNN. One woman who had been in critical condition was expected to be released Thursday.
About 30 other workers were treated at the warehouse in Robbinsville.
According to media reports, the bear repellant is concentrated Capsaican, which is an irritant to mammals - as one would imagine for something meant to keep bears at bay. The safety of our employees is always our top priority and a full investigation is already underway.
According to an Amazon spokeswoman, the repellent was released in a "contained area of the facility" which was subsequently filled with strong fumes.
Amazon issued a statement Wednesday night stating that employee safety was its number one concern. Approximately twenty-four of those workers were taken to five local hospitals for additional treatment. "We appreciate the swift response of our local responders".
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Mr von der Goltz, 81, who is also German and used to live in the U.S. , was arrested in London on Monday. Mr Owens, a 50-year-old Panamanian citizen, worked for Mossack Fonseca as a lawyer and remains at large.
The accident has brought questions into Amazon's safety practices and the use of robots in the workplace.
The Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union accused Amazon of "putting hard working people's lives at risk", claiming the robot had put its human colleagues in "life-threatening danger" and pointing out that the long-term effects of being sprayed with a can of bear repellant are "unknown".
"This is another outrageous example of the company putting profits over the health and safety of their workers, and we can not stand for this".
'The richest company in the world can not continue to be let off the hook for putting hard working people's lives at risk. Due to the time of year, you can imagine how busy the warehouse must be trying to fulfill all the extra orders for the holidays, especially with Amazon's 12 Days of Deals promotion now underway.
The company was quick to express its gratitude for his act of kindness. "So Merry Christmas to everybody", he added. Benson, 71, recently paid for almost $100,000 worth of layaway items at a Walmart in New Orleans.
Thursday's resolution does not only target Hamas, he said, but rather multinational support for the Palestinian people. Human Rights Council earlier this year, citing complaints about an alleged anti-Israel bias of the global body.
The CLPS contracts have a combined maximum value of $2.6 billion over the next 10 years, so companies are eager to win them. NASA's current plan is to start by sending gear to the Moon , and build an orbiting lunar station beginning in 2022.
Pahon said this was the first "extraordinary" Open Skies flight since 2014 in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea. USA ships can only be in the Black Sea for 21 days under the Montreux Convention, the broadcaster said.
A spokesperson for DoorDash says the food delivery company is aware of the incident and cooperating with local law enforcement. The delivery app will also be offering a $0 delivery fee on all Cheesecake Factory orders from December 5 to December 11.
Tua Tagovailoa will have to wait until Saturday to find out if he's the victor of college football's top prize. He joins Henry (2015) and McCarron (2013) as the only Crimson Tide players to win the Maxwell Award.
Now, she is poised to serve as the United States' permanent representative to the UN's 193 member nations. "She's excellent. The measure won a large majority, but not enough to secure the two-thirds needed for it to pass.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday a plan to roll back Obama administration-era coal emissions standards. This year will see the second-greatest number of USA closings of coal-fired power plants on record.
UK's Brexit vote to go ahead on schedule
The Times newspaper reported that senior ministers were urging the prime minister to delay it for fear of a rout. MPs have restarted their five-day long debate on Theresa May's Brexit deal in the House of Commons .
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Of course, that's still "pretty doggone tight", said Randy Frederick, vice president of trading and derivatives at Charles Schwab. He's a finance professor at Duke, and the man who first demonstrated that the yield curve can act as a recession predictor.