Tesla’s safety leader Laurie Shelby sent an e-mail to employees who work at its Fremont, California, vehicle assembly plant on Thursday to assuage their concerns about Covid-19 risks there. However, some employees say that despite Shelby’s email, they remain worried about infections and lax safety precautions in Fremont.
In the internal communication, which was previously reported by The San Francisco Chronicle, Shelby wrote:
“Since we restarted operations, we have had zero COVID-19 workplace transmissions. COVID-19 exposure has occurred outside the workplace primarily through family members or housemates, and in most instances, the employee followed safety protocol, informed their…