OSHA today recognized Amazon.com in New Castle, Del., for continued success in employee safety and health, according to an agency press release. OSHA recertified Amazon.com's Delaware Fulfillment Center in New Castle at the "star," or highest, level in its prestigious Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP). During a ceremony at the center, Vincent Soss, compliance assistance specialist for OSHA's Wilmington Area Office, presented the facility with a recertification plaque, according to the release.
"Amazon.com's Delaware Fulfillment Center consistently
has demonstrated a strong commitment to employee safety and health," said
Domenick Salvatore, director of OSHA's Wilmington office. "The company has
maintained an injury and illness rate below the industry average for three
The Delaware Fulfillment Center services millions of
online customers, according to OSHA. The center predominately warehouses books
and music CDs for the online retail giant, and has 450 employees.