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, 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 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

Demand for AGM Batteries in Electric Vehicles to Drive Battery Market

from July 7, 2017—Automotive batteries market analyst says latest trend gaining momentum in the market is growing demand for AGM batteries, according to ReportsnReports. AGM batteries were used in the aircraft in the 1980s. They are well suited for vehicles that are heavily equipped with electrical accessories, such as navigation system; touchscreen infotainment system;