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how NOT to use forklifts

October 24th, 2017 by

Here at CCAR we are all about promoting Safety best practices. Please, please, please DO NOT replicate what you see in this video.

Top 10 OSHA Violations Announced at National Safety Congress

October 3rd, 2017 by

On Sept. 26, at the National Safety Council’s annual Congress & Expo, OSHA Deputy Director of Enforcement Programs Patrick Kapust announced the preliminary list of 10 standards most frequently cited by the agency’s inspectors during Fiscal Year 2017. Fall protection was the most-cited standard for the seventh year in a row, followed by Hazard Communication, and

Buying refrigerant cylinders after 1/1/18? Here’s what you’ll need to know

September 28th, 2017 by

The following was provided by our colleagues at the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Changes-Ahead-for-Section-609-Requirements.html?soid=1101286834695&aid=Gx6-Y3ExkFA   Section 609 Certifcation is required to buy cylinders of refrigerant after Jan 1, 2018 Please be aware after January 1, 2018 a Section 609 certification card will be required to purchase R-12, R-134a, or R-1234yf cylinders of 10 pounds

Hurricane Harvey white paper

September 7th, 2017 by

September 7, 2017 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) has published a Hurricane Harvey white paper regarding the handling, disposal, and repair of flooded vehicles from Texas and Louisiana. The document is available for download by clicking the link below. HURRICANE HARVEY AFFECTED ONE OF THE HEAVIEST POPULATED REGIONS IN THE HISTORY OF

Worker Safety and Health Resources for Hurricane and Flood Cleanup and Recovery

September 6th, 2017 by

As a proud Alliance Partner, CCAR is pleased to provide the following resource information as supplied to us by OSHA; Key Resources for Printing/Distribution Keeping Workers Safe during Hurricane Cleanup and Recovery Fact Sheet English (FS-3698): PDF Spanish (FS-3699): PDF Heat Stress QuickCard English (3154): PDF Spanish (3417): PDF Vietnamese (3389): PDF Disaster Cleanup and

Anchorage Auto Body Does It Better through OSHA’s Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)

August 15th, 2017 by

from https://www.osha.gov/dcsp/smallbusiness/success/ss_spabditos.html   Established in 1963, Spruce Park Auto Body, Inc., of Anchorage, Alaska, is a family-owned and operated business that has proudly served Alaska’s automotive and collision repair needs for over 50 years (NAICS Code: 811121, Automotive Body, Paint, and Interior Repair and Maintenance). The company employs 140 workers. Spruce Park Auto Body has made

CCAR announces vastly improved website

August 7th, 2017 by

August 8, 2017 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.ccar-greenlink.org. This new user-friendly site has been specifically designed to be easier to use and easier to access for all of CCAR’s best practice information as well as all HazmatU and autoEHS training. About

Shop Facing $23K Hazmat Fine

August 3rd, 2017 by

  “…the site manager couldn’t show that employees were aware of proper waste-handling and emergency procedures.” from http://www.rutlandherald.com/articles/motorcycle-store-fined-for-hazmat/ Central Vermont Motorcycles, a local company that sells and services power sports equipment, agreed recently to pay a fine of about $23,000 to settle accusations of multiple violations involving hazardous waste in 2015. Powersports equipment includes snowmobiles and