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Elon Musk: ‘I Really Care’ About Worker Safety

June 5, 2018, 11:21 PM

Elon Musk told shareholders he wants reduce the number of workplace injuries at Tesla Inc.

“We owe a great debt to the people who are building our cars,” Tesla’s co-founder, chief executive officer, and chairman said at a shareholders meeting at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., June 5. “I really care about this issue.”

Musk said the company’s injury rate is headed toward being half the rate of the industry average.

In April, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health opened a probe into the company’s worker safety conditions. Media reports have also outlined ...