Category: OSHA

OSHA Top-10 violations for 2018

June 21st, 2019 by

the following is available at; https://www.osha.gov/Top_Ten_Standards.html Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for Fiscal Year 2018 (Oct. 1, 2017, to Sept. 30, 2018). The following is a list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by federal OSHA. OSHA publishes this list to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so

As shop injuries rise, dealership service departments work to reduce risks

June 21st, 2019 by

The following was published on 6/16/19 in Automotive News Fixed Ops Journal. The article can be downloaded by clicking here  Fixed Ops article June 2019 …or by reading the content below. When a fire ripped through an Alabama dealership’s service department in 2017, killing three shop employees and injuring two others, the accident was a grim

CCAR podcast discusses safety best-practices, HazmatU, SkillsUSA

June 11th, 2019 by

Check out this podcast that CCAR President Charlie Ayers did with Carm Capriotto. Discussion centers on automotive safety best-practice resources, HazmatU info, and CCAR’s involvement in #SkillsUSA   Safety Training in the Workplace – Charlie Ayers with CCAR

What Are Your Safety Beliefs?

June 6th, 2019 by

The following is from respected CCAR colleague (and fellow safety fiend) Tony Martin. The article first appeared in the May, 2019 issue of Motor Age and is based on Tony’s book “Tuning Into Safety”. For more information please visit www.tuningintosafety.com Tony Martin – What Are Your Safety Beliefs April 2019 What does it mean when

Tire Manufacturer fined $500K+ by OSHA; failing to train employees cited

June 3rd, 2019 by

from; https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20190529-1 News Release U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR CITES GEORGIA TIRE MANUFACTURER AND CONTRACTORS FOR 22 SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS MACON, GA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a combined 22 citations to Kumho Tire Georgia Inc., Sae Joong Mold Inc., and J-Brothers Inc. after a follow-up inspection found

Extreme cold weather resources from OSHA

January 29th, 2019 by

  The following has been provided by our fine colleagues at OSHA; As we experience historic low temperatures and snowfall across the country, workers may be exposed to unprecedented harsh weather conditions.  Working in cold weather brings challenges and hazards.  OSHA has resources available to help workers stay safe, including a new pamphlet on snow

Diisocyanates; What are you?

January 22nd, 2019 by

Diisocyanates (die-eye-so-sigh-ah-nates) sounds like a scary word. But in reality, Diisocyanates are nothing to be afraid of; they are incredible materials used to make your life more comfortable and help with energy conservation.  Boom! Science.  Diisocyanates are chemical building blocks used to make numerous polyurethane products such as foams, adhesives, coatings, elastomers, sealants and more.