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Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Zika Virus

Date posted: May 3, 2016

Author: CCAR

Categories: OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are monitoring the Zika virus outbreak spreading through Central and South America, Mexico, and parts of the Caribbean, including U.S. territories. For the most up-to-date information, check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Zika website frequently. Some U.S. states have mosquitoes that can become infected with and spread Zika virus, and travel-associated Zika virus infections in U.S. states may result in local spread of the virus. Visit the CDC Areas with Zika website to learn where there is current transmission. Workers

 

AGM Battery article in Performance Technician

Date posted: April 19, 2016

Author: CCAR

Categories: OSHA

  CCAR is honored to have an article published in the March/April 2016 edition of Performance Technician, a free website and digital magazine that provides power and performance knowledge for professional automotive service technicians, shop owners and technically savvy vehicle enthusiasts. A copy of the article is listed below, and if you’d like to see the entire publication please click here and login. Helping you to stay Safe, Clean, and Green…  

 

Looking for Section 609 Certification Information?

Date posted: February 22, 2016

Author: CCAR

Categories: Uncategorized

Looking for Section 609 Certification information? Click here for more information as provided by our esteemed colleagues at the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS)

 

Carm Capriotto’s podcast from WB2016

Date posted: February 19, 2016

Author: CCAR

Categories: Uncategorized

  Great podcast from @RResultsBiz from the #WB2016 conference @Womens_Board http://remarkableresults.biz/e091/  

 

ASE Winter Tech News

Date posted: February 19, 2016

Author: CCAR

Categories: Whats new

Greetings! At CCAR, we recognize the value that the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) provides to our industry. That’s why we have partnered with our friends at ASE to bring you the latest issue of ASE’s Winter Tech News, their quarterly update on whats going on at ASE and the industry.   Please scroll down below and click on the links to receive your copy.   Remember, ASE’s Winter registration ends February 24th!     ASE TechNews Winter 2016  

 

reminder; OSHA ‘s 300A should now be posted in your facility

Date posted: February 17, 2016

Author: CCAR

Categories: OSHA

  Employers must post injury and illness summaries now through April OSHA reminds employers of their obligation to post a copy of OSHA’s Form 300A, which summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during 2015. The summary must be displayed in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted each year between Feb. 1 and April 30. Businesses with 10 or fewer employees and those in certain low-hazard industries are exempt from OSHA recordkeeping and posting requirements. As of Jan. 1, 2015, certain previously exempt industries are now covered. Lists of both exempt and newly covered industries are available

 

OSHA to hold a public stakeholder meeting

Date posted: February 3, 2016

Author: CCAR

Categories: OSHA

Trade Release from OSHA Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.   Trade Release     U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration Office of Communications Washington, D.C. www.osha.gov For Immediate Release February 1, 2016 Contact: Office of Communications Phone: 202-693-1999 OSHA to hold public stakeholder meeting on its draft updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration invites interested parties to attend a day-long roundtable discussion on the agency’s draft updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines. The meeting is set for Thursday, March 10, 2016,

 

multiple staff positions required by DOT to take Hazmat training

Date posted: January 11, 2016

Author: CCAR

Categories: DOT

  We recently offered up a survey and asked; true or false, DOT only requires one person per dealer location to be trained in the proper handling of Hazardous Materials. Thank you to everyone who responded — the survey results were interesting and enlightening. The correct answer is FALSE. Like many dealerships throughout the country, your dealership may have been involved with recent efforts to recover and transport certain passenger safety devices under a national campaign. In order to prepare and offer shipping papers for these or other shipments in the future, you should be trained in accordance with the

 

FCA college program for dealer staff & families

Date posted: November 30, 2015

Author: CCAR

Categories: Uncategorized

from the 11/22/15 edition of autonews.com Starting Monday, Nov. 23, Fiat Chrysler dealers nationwide can offer a no-cost college education to employees and their spouses and children — a perk aimed at attracting top-tier talent to work at FCA stores. FCA is expanding its Degrees@Work pilot program that began in May at 356 dealerships in its Southeast region, which encompasses Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Alabama and Tennessee. The program enables employees in participating dealerships to earn an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree in one of about 40 fields of study at Strayer University. Strayer is a private, accredited, for-profit university

 

OSHA seeking input on Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines

Date posted: November 24, 2015

Author: CCAR

Categories: OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is updating its Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines and wants your help in shaping the new document. Intended to help employers establish safety and health management plans at their workplaces, the guidelines were first published in 1989. They are being updated to reflect modern technology and practices. As revised, the guidelines should be particularly helpful to small- and medium-sized businesses. And for the first time, they address ways in which multiple employers at the same worksite can coordinate efforts to make sure all workers are protected. The guidelines are advisory only and do