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

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 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

  “…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

OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application

On August 1, 2017 OSHA  launched its Injury Tracking Application (ITA) from which certain employers must electronically submit their completed 2016 Form 300A.  OSHA previously published a notice of proposed rulemaking to extend the date by which these employers must electronically submit this information from July 1, 2017 to December 1, 2017.  The application, which is on