N95 Day

Wednesday, September 5th is #N95 Day. To learn more about best practices on topics such as facial hair and respirator use, go to;   https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/N95Day.html      

OEM recalls

  Are you or your team involved with any OEM recalls? Are you handling any hazardous materials (i.e. air bag modules, seat belt pretensioners, batteries, etc.) as a result? Have you trained your team on Hazmat-handling best practices?  

Yes, it’s a Hazmat

  Last week several news stories were released centering on seat belt pretensioner issues with Ford F-150’s.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is looking into this further, and the result could lead to more than 1 million vehicles being recalled. Here’s a link to one such story; https://www.consumerreports.org/car-safety/ford-f-150-seat-belt-fires-spur-nhtsa-investigation/ Seat belt pretensioners are just one

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