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National Forklift Safety Day

June 1st, 2022 by

  National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD) will be held on Tuesday, June 14th at 9:00 AM at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. While we return to an in-person event this year, we are also offering a virtual option for those who cannot join us in-person.   Our speaker line-up this year includes: Chuck

2022 PHMSA Penalties Increased

May 25th, 2022 by

On March 21, 2022, the Department of Transportation issued a final rule raising civil penalties amounts for hazardous materials violations. The new maximum penalty for a hazardous materials violation has been raised from $84,678.00 to $89,678.00. However, for incidents including death, serious illness, or significant disease, you can expect a whopping $209,249.00 fine! These adjusted

CCAR and Electude Offer Complimentary eSafety Modules For SkillsUSA Contestants

April 5th, 2022 by

    Click here to access the tutorial –>2022 safety prep tutorial       Electude International and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce that they have once again released preparatory Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Safety courses for all automotive students readying to compete in SkillsUSA. The courses, available on

Lincoln Tech, Electude, and CCAR

December 16th, 2021 by

    Electude Partnership with Lincoln Tech Includes CCAR’s eSafety Online Learning Modules     December 16, 2021 — Last week it was announced that Electude, a global innovator in automotive technology education, has joined forces with Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ: LINC), one of America’s leading career college organizations, which will integrate Electude’s learning

OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week August 9 – 15, 2021

August 9th, 2021 by

  Sign up for Safe + Sound Week Show your commitment to safety and health by participating in Safe + Sound Week, August 9-15, 2021! Last year, more than 3,400 businesses helped to raise awareness about workers’ health and safety. Visit the Safe + Sound Week webpage to register and for suggestions on planning and

EV tech is made easy on Pacifica Hybrid site

July 26th, 2021 by

  (The following content originally appeared in the publication Automotive News)   Chrysler uses everyday items to help people understand how long the plug-in minivan’s lithium ion battery will last and how charging works. CHICAGO — In a world where shopping for electrified vehicles can be confusing, Chrysler has created a website to promote the

GM Reminds Dealers to be Hazmat-trained

June 30th, 2021 by

The following communication was sent by General Motors (GM) to all their U.S. dealers earlier this month. ****************************************************************************************************************************** Recently, we have seen an increase in hazardous material (hazmat) shipping violations. In an effort to reduce these violations and protect the safety of your dealer employees and others, we are reiterating the requirement that any dealership

CCAR and Electude Announce Complimentary Updated eSafety Modules For SkillsUSA Contestants

May 18th, 2021 by

May 18, 2021 – Electude International and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce that they have once again released preparatory Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Safety courses for all automotive students readying to compete in SkillsUSA. The courses, available on a complimentary basis and with unlimited access to all participating instructors

Electude & CCAR Announce COVID-19 Best Practices E-Safety Learning Modules

June 4th, 2020 by

PRESS RELEASE June 3, 2020 Waltham, Massachusetts Electude International and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce further expansion of the online E-Safety course suite, the automotive safety courses, assessments and credentials created by CCAR and available through Electude. New COVID-19 learning modules for automotive service staff as well as for

OSHA On-Site Consultation Program webinar

April 16th, 2020 by

click here to view the webinar recording –> https://youtu.be/6ROAUJNQbYE The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are partnered for this informative webinar which was held on April 15, 2020. In 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported there were 27,150 non-fatal injuries reported in the automotive repair