Free Online Safety Presentation

In support of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Campaign, OSHA Region 6 and the Region 6 OSHA Education Centers (Mid-South, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), Oklahoma State University, and University of Texas at Arlington) will provide a free online presentation to raise awareness of the value of having an effective safety and health program.  The

CCAR’s video in support of OSHA’s Safe + Sound week

  August 1, 2018 — Palatine, IL —The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR), through the OSHA Alliance program, is pleased to announce the release of a new video highlighting OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week initiative. The video has been posted on CCAR’s YouTube channel and can be viewed by clicking on this link, or

Cooks Collision Reaches $1.5M Settlement Over Hazmat Handling

  from https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article215837655.html   July 31, 2018 — A statewide auto body shop has agreed to pay $1,525,000 in penalties following an investigation started in Sacramento over improper disposal of hazardous materials. The settlement with Cooks Collision and 15 district attorney’s offices was announced on Monday. The automotive repair company was found to have improperly stored and

2018 SkillsUSA Automotive Service Technology Medalists

Louisville, KY was once again the site for SkillsUSA and its 54th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades. Quality career and technical education were the centerpiece of the conference. More than 18,000 students, teachers, education leaders, and representatives from 600 national corporations, trade associations, businesses and labor unions participated. The highlight was

Mazda recalls 270K vehicles over Takata airbags

from https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/06/mazda-recalls-270000-vehicles-over-takata-airbags.html   July 6, 2018 — Mazda is recalling nearly 270,000 vehicles with Takata airbags that have the potential to explode. Chemicals used to inflate the air bags can deteriorate in some conditions, causing them to deploy with too much force, blowing apart a metal canister that can result in flying shrapnel. The potentially deadly defect can