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Business : Amazon-National Safety Council partnership to solve most common workplace injury in US


KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 -- Amazon and National Safety Council (NSC) have announced a five-year partnership to invent new ways to prevent the largest category of workplace injuries in the US, musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

According to a statement, Amazon and NSC have been working together for months on this first-of-its-kind collaboration.

The partnership will aim to prevent MSDs across a variety of industries by engaging key stakeholders, conducting research, inventing new technology and processes, and scaling the results.

The collaboration is made possible by Amazon’s US$12 million contribution, the largest corporate contribution in the history of NSC, and will include five key components. (US$1 = RM4.115)

The components are Advisory Council; Pioneering Research; Small Business and University Grants; Innovation Challenge; and, Industry Call to Action –

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