Elon Musk defends worker safety record: We aren't 'greedy capitalists who skimp on safety'

Elon Musk defends worker safety record: We aren't 'greedy capitalists who skimp on safety'

Since 2014, ambulances have been called to Tesla’s factory in California, USA, over 100 times for incidents such as fainting spells, dizziness, seizures, abnormal breathing and chest pains, incident reports obtained by The Guardian have found.

As well as this, the company didn’t release its recordable incident rate (TRIR) between 2013 and 2016 because their figures don’t “reflect how the factory operates today”. They did release 2017 TRIR data which showed that their record went slightly above the industry average.

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Comments (1)

  • Boris
    Thu, 18 May 2017 2:00pm BST
    I wonder if Musk realises that he sounds like an idiot? Big whoop he slept on the floor and tried to do more work hours than his employees, they don't care about that. All his employees want is to work reasonable hours, not drop dead on the production line and be paid a reasonable amount, how is that a hard thing to do?


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