CCAR’s website updated with more OSHA Alliance resources

November 29, 2018 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the addition of new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance content on its main website, www.ccar-greenlink.org. The new content is designed to be mobile-device friendly, easier to use and easier to access for all of CCAR’s (automotive-specific) OSHA Alliance

The True Costs of a Work-Related Injury

Tony Martin wrote this absolutely terrific article, which can be viewed in its entirety at; https://www.searchautoparts.com/motorage/technicians-service-repair/true-costs-work-related-injury?page=0,0&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8gvu1EXoUsllmoS5o_4O41A0VttCjvdGBU2YBP0omRvui-AcyK0g2N91sT2azeu_yn5Mxvxrm5H1VGnPuS7OfBdqSJXg&_hsmi=67437367 Points made by Tony include; “Where a job-related injury was once viewed as an isolated expense on the company ledger, there is now broad recognition that the costs are much greater than we originally thought.” “So what does it cost

Techs Rock Awards Are Open — Apply Now

  from our esteemed colleagues at the TechForce Foundation; November 15, 2018 Techs Rock Awards Are Open — Apply Now Nominations for the Techs Rock Awards are rolling in! Thanks to our partners at Ford cascading it nationwide, Ford technicians lead nominees five to one. Where are YOUR techs?! Don’t get left in the dust. Nominations

EPA Rule Will Aid Recall of Defective Takata Airbag Inflators

from https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-rule-will-aid-recall-defective-takata-airbag-inflators-protecting-public-and   Rule Provides Clarity to Auto Dealers and Scrap Recyclers on Proper Disposal 11/14/2018 Contact Information:  EPA Press Office (press@epa.gov) WASHINGTON  — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an interim final rule to facilitate the urgent removal of defective Takata airbag inflators from vehicles and prevent defective Takata airbag inflators in scrap vehicles from being

OSHA redesigns web pages

OSHA has redesigned its State Plans, Enforcement, and Law and Regulations webpages.  The State Plans webpage features an interactive U.S. map with new jurisdictional information, contact information, links to the 28 State Plan webpages, and information on states under federal OSHA jurisdiction. The Enforcement page includes information on OSHA’s inspection process, a listing of OSHA’s national and local emphasis programs, and