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‘I was just really scared’: Draeger’s Market employees sound alarm on COVID-19 outbreak (Bay Area, California)

Draeger’s Market in Los Altos (California) was found to have violated safety protocols and failed to protect its employees against the spread of COVID-19, which may have led to a major outbreak last summer that included transmission among employees… In January, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) fined Draeger’s $13,500 after inspections between July 24 and Jan. 13 revealed “serious” violations of the state’s guidance regarding COVID-19. According to the Cal/OSHA report, Draeger’s “failed to prevent harmful exposures of its employees to COVID-19 airborne particles,” citing three instances that led to the write-up.Draeger’s didn’t make sure its…