Tesla's California Factory Is Under Investigation

Reportedly due to “underreporting work-related injuries and illnesses.”

By
Automotive
10,275 Hypes 10 Comments

The Californian Division of Occupational Safety and Health has announce that it is investigating Tesla over concerns about worker protections at the company’s factory in Fremont. Investigators didn’t reveal what had prompted the new investigation, although a spokeswoman for the state’s industrial relations department announced that the agency “takes seriously reports of workplace hazards and allegations of employers’ underreporting recordable work-related injuries and illnesses,” as well as stating that the agency “currently has an open inspection at Tesla.”

Details of the investigation are unclear, although it is believed it will include a review of Tesla’s Log 300 files – records of injuries and illnesses — and a series of checks to guarantee that the company is reporting serious injuries within eight hours. The news comes after claims from Reveal that Tesla has been failing to report serious injuries in the legally-required way in order to make its numbers appear better than they really were. However, Tesla denied this report in a lengthy blog post.

In other Tesla news, the company is aiming to increase production of its Model 3 cars.

Read Full Article
Source
Bloomberg

Join Our Discussions on Discord

The HYPEBEAST Discord Server is a community where conversations on cultural topics can be taken further.

101 Users Online

What to Read Next

New Balance Dips Its 990v4 in the "North Sea"
Footwear

New Balance Dips Its 990v4 in the "North Sea"

Coming in teal blue with 3M detailing.

A Closer Look at UNDERCOVER's "NOISE" Jacket
Fashion

A Closer Look at UNDERCOVER's "NOISE" Jacket

Part of the label’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection.

Watch a Virgil Abloh x Air Jordan 1 Get Dissected in This Video
Footwear

Watch a Virgil Abloh x Air Jordan 1 Get Dissected in This Video

“CUT HERE.”


Look Inside Mark Gonzales and Blondey McCoy-Starring "426m2" Exhibition
Arts 

Look Inside Mark Gonzales and Blondey McCoy-Starring "426m2" Exhibition

Everyone from Shepard Fairey to D*Face also contributed.

FILA Revives the Classic Mindblower With Over 40 Limited Edition Collaborations
Footwear

FILA Revives the Classic Mindblower With Over 40 Limited Edition Collaborations

Peep the full collection.

Slow Magic Shares New 'AWAY' EP Ahead of Coachella Performance
Music

Slow Magic Shares New 'AWAY' EP Ahead of Coachella Performance

The 4-track project is a perfect soundtrack for the coming warm months.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.