Category: OSHA

Hurricane Harvey white paper

September 7th, 2017 by

September 7, 2017 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) has published a Hurricane Harvey white paper regarding the handling, disposal, and repair of flooded vehicles from Texas and Louisiana. The document is available for download by clicking the link below. HURRICANE HARVEY AFFECTED ONE OF THE HEAVIEST POPULATED REGIONS IN THE HISTORY OF

Worker Safety and Health Resources for Hurricane and Flood Cleanup and Recovery

September 6th, 2017 by

As a proud Alliance Partner, CCAR is pleased to provide the following resource information as supplied to us by OSHA; Key Resources for Printing/Distribution Keeping Workers Safe during Hurricane Cleanup and Recovery Fact Sheet English (FS-3698): PDF Spanish (FS-3699): PDF Heat Stress QuickCard English (3154): PDF Spanish (3417): PDF Vietnamese (3389): PDF Disaster Cleanup and

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

August 15th, 2017 by

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

OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application

August 2nd, 2017 by

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

OSHA proposes to delay compliance date for electronically submitting injury, illness reports

July 6th, 2017 by

  from https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/national/06272017 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today proposed a delay in the electronic reporting compliance date of the rule, Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses, from July 1, 2017, to Dec. 1, 2017. The proposed delay will allow OSHA an opportunity to further review and

Safe + Sound resources for the automotive industry

June 7th, 2017 by

As a OSHA Alliance Partner, CCAR is pleased to participate in Safe + Sound week being held from June 12th through June 18th. For Safe + Sound automotive-specific resources, please click on this link; Automotive Service & Collision Industry Safety Statistics   For general information regarding Safe + Sound week, please click here.    

CCAR launches a new complimentary AGM Battery Safety course

May 11th, 2017 by

  May 11, 2017 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the launch of a new online Safety course focused on Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) batteries. The course – developed by CCAR and ShipMate, Inc. – is the first in a series of complimentary online safety courses resulting from CCAR’s

April 28th is Workers Memorial Day

April 26th, 2017 by

  OSHA recognizes Workers’ Memorial Day Renews commitment to making safety a priority WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 by holding various events throughout the country. American workers are the backbone of our nation’s prosperity and a focal point of President Trump’s “America First” agenda.

CCAR Provides Online Training for NIADA Members

March 10th, 2017 by

Palatine, Illinois — March 10, 2017 The Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing best practice information and training resources to the automotive industry, has become the latest member of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) National Member Benefit program. CCAR, whose suite of auto industry training courses have been

20 million U.S. vehicles now with AGM batteries

January 3rd, 2017 by

Excellent article here giving great information on what’s on the road today as well as some service precautions to take; http://www.vehicleservicepros.com/on-the-vehicle/in-vehicle/electrical-systems/article/20842169/trends-in-vehicle-batteries-and-battery-service-equipment