Category: OSHA

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.

Top 10 OSHA Violations Announced at National Safety Congress

October 3rd, 2017 by

On Sept. 26, at the National Safety Council’s annual Congress & Expo, OSHA Deputy Director of Enforcement Programs Patrick Kapust announced the preliminary list of 10 standards most frequently cited by the agency’s inspectors during Fiscal Year 2017. Fall protection was the most-cited standard for the seventh year in a row, followed by Hazard Communication, and

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