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Blog Elon Musk Will Work on Production Line to Study Safety

Discussion in 'Tesla, Inc.' started by TMC Staff, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. TMC Staff

    May 19, 2017
    Elon Musk has reportedly told factory employees he will perform the same tasks as injured workers to understand how to create a safer operation.

    A screenshot of a letter Musk sent to employees on Thursday was posted to Reddit, where users who claim to work at Tesla confirmed the memo. ...
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  2. AB4EJ

    AB4EJ Member

    Feb 25, 2015
    Tuscaloosa, AL
    This is not a bad idea. A general principle of modern manufacturing management is that you need to get out of your office and spend time on the manufacturing floor to really understand what is going on; and listen to and take action on team member concerns.

    Having said that, there is a unionizing campaign in progress, and a common tactic used is to exaggerate the level of safety issues and injuries in order to pump up support for the union. Hopefully, Tesla's production team members are able to see through this.
  3. habanero69

    habanero69 I Dont Need Cialis. I Drive an EV.

    Jul 29, 2016
    I'd like to see him on the "QA" line. THAT is for sure a need. ;)
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  4. hill

    hill Active Member

    Apr 21, 2015
    Lake Forest, CA
    Wasn't there a time when Musk purportedly spent his nights on the assembly line in a sleeping bag, to assure quality? I hope we're not inferring that such acts of concern over safety & quality are just for show ...

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