Category: OSHA

Free webinar to help small businesses comply with OSHA standards

January 8th, 2019 by

from https://www.score.org/event/how-can-small-business-comply-with-OSHA-standards LIVE WEBINAR DURATION: 1 Hour  DATE & TIME: January 17, 2019, 1:00pm EST Did you know that a safe and healthy workplace not only protects employees from injury and illness, but can lower costs, reduce absenteeism, boost morale and increase productivity and quality? How can your small business stay safe? OSHA can help! The Occupational Safety and

OSHA penalizes auto parts distributor $133K; failing to train employees cited

December 18th, 2018 by

from https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/region4/12122018   December 12, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Auto Parts Distributor For Fire, Electric Shock, and Struck-By Hazards NORCROSS, GA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Parts Authority LLC – a wholesale auto and truck parts distributor based in Norcross, Georgia – for exposing employees

CCAR’s website updated with more OSHA Alliance resources

November 29th, 2018 by

November 29, 2018 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the addition of new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance content on its main website, www.ccar-greenlink.org. The new content is designed to be mobile-device friendly, easier to use and easier to access for all of CCAR’s (automotive-specific) OSHA Alliance

The True Costs of a Work-Related Injury

November 26th, 2018 by

Tony Martin wrote this absolutely terrific article, which can be viewed in its entirety at; https://www.searchautoparts.com/motorage/technicians-service-repair/true-costs-work-related-injury?page=0,0&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8gvu1EXoUsllmoS5o_4O41A0VttCjvdGBU2YBP0omRvui-AcyK0g2N91sT2azeu_yn5Mxvxrm5H1VGnPuS7OfBdqSJXg&_hsmi=67437367 Points made by Tony include; “Where a job-related injury was once viewed as an isolated expense on the company ledger, there is now broad recognition that the costs are much greater than we originally thought.” “So what does it cost

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