Hero Moto is set to restart 3 of its plants — and here's a checklist for employees
- That includes Gurugram and Dharuhera plants in Haryana, Haridwar plant in
Uttarakhandand the Global Parts Center (GPC) at Neemrana in Rajasthan.
- It said the manufacturing plants have opened from today and production at these facilities will commence from Wednesday (May 6).
The company said in a statement that its plants in Gurugram and Dharuhera (Haryana), Haridwar (Uttarakhand), and the Global Parts Center (GPC) at Neemrana in Rajasthan will begin operations in a graded manner from today (May 6).
In line with the government’s guidelines, the company has asked only essential staff to come to work, and a checklist of safety measures has been passed on to all employees coming to work.
Few key guidelines of the restart manual for employees include –
- Mandatory self-declaration of good health before joining and daily updates through Aarogya Setu and Hero App wherever applicable.
- Wearing of face-masks, face shield, digital attendance through Hero App, regular sanitization of personal items, work-stations and maintaining social distancing.
- No domestic or international travel, no celebratory or business gatherings.
- No visitors allowed to visit Company premises, neither are employees allowed to visit vendor or dealer premises.
- Thorough sanitization of all workplaces regularly, sanitization of buses, shuttles and other official vehicles after each trip.
- Mandatory WFH for
- Employees above the age of 60
- Any employee with critical medical conditions
- Pregnant women.
The industry giants have another big problem to deal with as migrant workers in factories have gone back to their homes. Indian medium and small business which accounts for the bulk of manufacturing and employment is mainly dependent on the migrant workforce, flag experts.
“So far, there has only been a partial labour’s exodus, and I sense that as and when migrant labourers are facilitated to return to their hometowns, they would do so as a priority, least for a few days or weeks, before rejoining any work in cities,” said Rajeev Singh, Partner,
Singh added that there will be a spike in labour movement across states, after May 4.
“The pattern we noticed in Wuhan province was that in the first few weeks absenteeism was as high as 60-70%. Gradually, that absenteeism went down. While building a roadmap beyond May 3, manufacturing plants in India, companies need to take this fact into account too,” says Singh.
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