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Ford Restarts Operations in the U.S. and UK but immediately closes Midwest Plants due to New COVID-19 Cases

Ford restarted operations on Monday, May 18, with strict new measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, including new 24-hour testing protocols for employees in four regions and requiring temperature checks and wellness self-assessments before entering any facility. But efforts proved not enough to eliminate the threat the highly contagious virus poses if even one employee is sick. Check it out [...]

FCA’s Restart Protocol Could Be the New Standard for Auto Manufacturers’ COVID-19 Safety

If infections rates across North American plants are kept very low, FCA’s model of placing dividers within work stations along with requiring a health screening and installing temperature scanners to ensure no one entering has a fever could be a workable model for other essential manufacturing industries where COVID-19 rates have soared. Check it out [...]