Category: OSHA

Using Your OSHA 300 Log to Improve Safety and Health

April 26th, 2018 by

As your OSHA Alliance Partner for the automotive industry, CCAR was provided the following at; https://www.osha.gov/shpcampaign/docs/SHP_That-Was-No-Accident.pdf   When you hear the word “accident,” you probably think of an unexpected, random event that no one could foresee or prevent. Accidents “just happen.” Most workplace injuries and illnesses don’t just happen—they are usually predictable and preventable. That’s why

Safety Walk-Arounds for Managers

April 26th, 2018 by

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

April 17th, 2018 by

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,

Man injured in explosion at auto repair business

February 12th, 2018 by

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

OSHA cites Goodyear $69K for endangering employees

February 6th, 2018 by

from https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20180124-0 The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued seven serious citations against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. for exposing its employees to burn, hazardous energy, amputation, and caught-in safety hazards. The company faces proposed penalties of $69,058. OSHA investigators inspected Goodyear’s Social Circle facility in August 2017, and found that

OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program Helps Small Businesses Establish Safety and Health Programs

January 2nd, 2018 by

It’s confidential, free, voluntary, and convenient: consultants perform evaluations on-site   Employers can find out about potential hazards at their worksites, improve their occupational safety and health management system, and qualify for an exemption from scheduled Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforcement inspections when they request assistance from the agency’s free, confidential, and voluntary

Technician Killed When Car Falls Off Lift

December 13th, 2017 by

from; http://wric.com/2017/12/11/car-falls-off-of-lift-kills-richmond-mechanic/   A Richmond auto worker was killed after a car fell off a lift and landed on him Monday morning. The incident occurred at around 11 a.m. at Auto Repair El Flaco, located in the 5200 block of Hull Street Road. Police told 8News that a vehicle fell off a lift and landed on

how NOT to use forklifts

October 24th, 2017 by

Here at CCAR we are all about promoting Safety best practices. Please, please, please DO NOT replicate what you see in this video.