Skoda will resume production on April 27April 24, 2020
The automaker announced its intention to resume production at its three Czech enterprises on April 27.
Skoda Auto is preparing to resume production in the Czech Republic from April 27. To ensure the best protection of employees against coronavirus, the car manufacturer has approved comprehensive measures for all departments. Over 80 precautions will help keep workers healthy and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
“Production at our three Czech enterprises has been suspended since March 18, 2020. It was the right decision to take such decisive action in order to maintain security in the country. But now it’s time to start looking again into the future with great optimism. Skoda dealerships are gradually opening across Europe, and by gradually resuming production, we are also taking the next important step to be able to deliver cars to markets around the world, ”said Skoda Auto CEO Bernhard Meyer.
Workers at the entrance to the enterprise will be required to wear masks. In addition, an additional burst is allocated for processing the working space, in addition to this, disinfection of the premises will be more often carried out.
The automaker has also made some changes to day-to-day operations to protect personnel. Among them – the adaptation of the shuttles for staff and the change of procedures at the factory gates, reception points and in the dining rooms. Among other things, more leisure activities will be organized in order to reduce personal contact and the risk of infection to a minimum.
Whenever possible, employees are encouraged to work from home, and the number of people present in offices has been reduced to ensure a safe distance from others.
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