Category: OSHA

OSHA redesigns web pages

October 9th, 2018 by

OSHA has redesigned its State Plans, Enforcement, and Law and Regulations webpages.  The State Plans webpage features an interactive U.S. map with new jurisdictional information, contact information, links to the 28 State Plan webpages, and information on states under federal OSHA jurisdiction. The Enforcement page includes information on OSHA’s inspection process, a listing of OSHA’s national and local emphasis programs, and

N95 Day

September 4th, 2018 by

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      

Free Online Safety Presentation

August 6th, 2018 by

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 1st, 2018 by

  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

Automotive Service & Collision Industry Safety Statistics

July 5th, 2018 by

In 2016, there were 108 fatal injuries (↑19% from 2015) and an estimated 9,090 nonfatal injuries among workers in the automotive repair and maintenance industry (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). Finding and fixing hazards ensures workers go home safe and sound every day. Please click on the link below for more information on how to find and

Safe + Sound week resources

June 14th, 2018 by

from https://www.osha.gov/safeandsoundweek/ Join us for Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19, 2018 What Is Safe + Sound Week? A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces. Why Participate? Safe workplaces are

Counterfeit Lift Inspection Labels Found in New York

May 30th, 2018 by

from https://www.autolift.org/news/gemco-lift-inspection-public-safety-notice/ CORTLAND, NY – (May 29, 2018) – The Automotive Lift Institute, Inc. (ALI), an ANSI accredited product certification body (Accreditation ID# 0584), hereby makes public announcement that counterfeit lift inspection labels have been found in New York City and Long Island with records going back to at least 2016 (see image at right).   In

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.