Safety Walk-Arounds for Managers

As an OSHA Alliance Partner, CCAR is enthusiastically supporting Safe + Sound Week (August 13 – 19, 2018).   Please click here to view the Safety Walk-Around for Managers Fact Sheet, and stay tuned for more information regarding Safe + Sound Week.          

PPE recommendations for the auto refinish market

Through its Alliance with OSHA, the American Chemistry Council [Center for the Polyurethanes Industry, Diisocyanates Panel, and Aliphatic Diisocyanates Panel] developed an infographic that provides personal protective equipment (PPE) recommendations for the automotive refinish market. The infographic provides general information on the importance of PPE during the refinishing process. High performance polyurethane coatings used in automotive refinishing applications,

Section 609 resources ahead of air conditioning season

The following is a reprint of a communication sent out by our esteemed colleagues at the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS).   March 30, 2018 (Lansdale, PA) Technicians who service mobile A/C systems and distributors who sell refrigerant need to be aware of new regulations that took effect on January 1, 2018 concerning the requirement

Vastly Improved HazmatU Site Launched

March 26, 2018 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the launch of a new website, www.HazmatU.org. This new user-friendly site has been specifically designed to be mobile-device friendly, easier to use and easier to access for all of CCAR’s HazmatU best practice information and training. HazmatU is an e-learning

Man injured in explosion at auto repair business

from http://www.thenewsdispatch.com/news/article_9a40f3cb-6f6a-577e-931e-9c5e2e6a2b83.html   MICHIGAN CITY — One man was injured Thursday morning after an explosion rocked a car repair business at Longwood Drive and U.S. 20. The owner of Lakeside Autowerks was welding in the back of the building at 628 Longwood Drive when a nearby 50-gallon oil drum somehow ignited and exploded, according to Michigan