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Uber Eats rider died riding e-bike not approved for use in NSW, company confirms – The Guardian

Last year three riders died within weeks of each other and company had 74 reports of ‘serious notifiable injuries’

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The general manager of Uber Eats in Australia has confirmed that a rider who died while working for the company last year was using an unauthorised e-bike, and another was using an unapproved helmet.
Uber also said riders had sustained approximately 40 serious notifiable injuries in New South Wales since December 2020, and rejected the lead of the Australian company Menulog, which said it would make all its riders employees.
A NSW parliamentary committee into the gig economy grilled Uber representatives…

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