Amazon touts new initiative in response to criticism over work conditions at warehouses

KING 5 took a tour of the Kent fulfillment center to see exactly what kind of improvements Amazon is making for its workers.

KENT, Wash. — Amazon says it is taking steps to reduce muscular skeletal injuries in warehouse workers, and will spend millions to do it.

In a rare move Wednesday, the company also opened up their fulfillment center to KING 5 to show what they say will reduce injuries and the criticism that has been levied against the company.

“It is a safe place to work. I totally believe that every step of the way,” said Amazon Kent Fulfillment Center General Manager

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