The Fremont Police Department inspected Tesla’s Fremont factory on Wednesday, and after that Alameda County Public Health Department has agreed to let Tesla work beyond “minimum basic operations” starting this week.
On Tuesday, the Tesla Factory in Fremont finally received the green light to reopen in an Alameda County C19 Health Emergency Press Release. The statement issued by the Country revealed that it had been waiting for Tesla's Prevention and Control Plan (Return to Work Playbook).
"We received Tesla's site-specific Fremont [C19] Prevention and Control Plan yesterday as anticipated. A site-specific plan is part of the Governor's guidance for reopening manufacturing," the press release read. They also revealed that after receiving the plans, Alameda County talked to Tesla representatives in "productive discussions."
"If Tesla's Preventative and Control Plan includes these updates, and the public health indicators remain stable or improve, we have agreed that Tesla can begin to augment their Minimum Business Operations this week in preparation for possible reopening as soon as next week," the County's representatives wrote.
On Wednesday, Tesla's main plant was visited by local police, officials wanted to get an idea of how precautions were taken at the facility, a police spokeswoman told Bloomberg Financial Services on Thursday. The results of this visit were transferred to the Alameda County Department of Health.
After the report was received, local health authorities gave Tesla permission to resume work at the plant. “We are allowing Tesla to ramp up from Minimum Business Operations in order to prepare for operations next week,” county health officials told CNBC.
Apparently, all the protective measures taken by Tesla in its factory meet the necessary criteria. This is not surprising, since the company, thanks to its factory in Shanghai, has experience of operations in an epidemic conditions.
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