At the Tesla Gigafactory, which produces Cybertrucks, the number of occupational injuries has risen sharply over the past year. The data came from Tesla’s employee injury reports.

For example, in 2021, a robot’s arm pinned an engineer against a wall, causing him to be injured.

In August last year, one of the workers was hit by a cart, which led to a disability of 127 days. A few days later, another employee suffered a head injury that left him out of work for 85 days.

In June, contractors installing metal grates at the factory were seriously injured due to a lack of protective equipment. Part of the metal flooring fell on top of them, causing them to suffer fractures and punctured lungs. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted an inspection of the incident and fined the contractors.

It is added that similar situations occur at the company’s plant in California, where the injury rate is above average.

Recall that SpaceX has increased the number of injuries among employees due to violations of safety rules. Employees complain about the heavy workload.

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