Frank Hynes
over 6 months ago
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Standing all day?

I’m interested in applying for an Amazon Fulfillment Associate job, but I read that they stand anywhere from 10 to 12 hours per DAY. Does anyone stand that long at work? How do you deal?

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Rachel Mosehla

Type the body of your post here.yes I do waited that 10hour and sometimes 13hours. I am working at the cafe is been 6years.dont worry u will manage

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Rinise Warrick

Hi i work for amazon in the part time building its 4 hours 5 days a week. Sometimes they flex down or flex up. To deal with standing for a long period of time stay in motion. Good luck

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DeWanna Fisher

I currently work for Amazon and if you're a packer yes you stand in one spot but you get two 15 minutes break and a 30 minute break. If you do stow, pick, or icqa you're constantly moving, it helps if you have comfortable supportive shoes and socks. Amazon also does accommodations to the people who need it. While waiting for your accommodations to be approved they will put you on COF Certificate of Fitness this is not paid and it's only for a duration of 7 calendar days not your work days. They are really good with helping out their employees especially if you really want to be there; I just got off COF and went back to work had leg problems went to amcare and they help me out to get back on the floor. Hope this helps out your decision.

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Tabatha Bowman

I worked there i was a picker which I had to walk ten hours a day at least over 10 to 15 miles. I just had to quit cause it was to much strain on my knee

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Steven Robertson

Frank,

OSHA requirements are that fatigue mats should be in place where there is a demand to be on your feet that long and while they help I would definitely tell you to listen to the recommendations by others on footwear, socks and insoles.

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Sabeon Ealey

I've stood longer than that at a job before to deal with that u just have to remember that ur getting paid at the end of the day it will be hard to get used to but that's why there's jobs and if u don't feel comfortable with doing that specific job in the mean time try looking for another job but don't leave your current job until u feel it's necessary

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Loretta Wilson

HI Frank,

You may want to invest in a brace to wear around your waist for back support; and most of all get a pair of good shoes like Lugus. They are made for people who have to be on their feet a lot. You can find them at Sears, Meijer and possibly KMart. I am sure you can also try Wal-Mart or some other similar store. Also for back up shoes look into what nurses wear (for a shoe that completely encloses the foot). You may also have to invest in some added arch supports. For the real good cheap one go to any store that sells Dr. Scholls; for the real deal you will have to have your foot/feet measured (by a foot doctor) and have the Dr. write a prescription for you. But know that if you go to the doctor your insurance may not pay for it if it is not billed as medically necessary. If they don't you may want to write an appeal to them and explain why you need the shoes and/or inserts. The best to you.

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Fernando Cunha

Hi Frank no one can work more than 12 hours in one day at Amazon and this only happens during Peak Season and you are not obligated . You normally work your 8 hours if your full time some work 10 hour shifts foe 4 days and 3 days off you are not standing for the entire shifts you move around constantly.

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Michele Pysz-Wright

I am on my feet 10 hrs a day stowing, went from weighing 155 to 119 in 4 mos and can eat whatever I want and not gain weight. You get used to it after awhile.

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Dina Whitesell

Yup. But you're constantly busy.

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