Complimentary Chemical Hazards Training

May 12th, 2023 by

If you live in the Maryland area and are part of the Automotive Repair and Maintenance industry, take advantage of this training event! The American Chemistry Council (ACC) Foundation for Chemistry & Initiatives (FCRI) in partnership with PPG is hosting an in-person classroom training on the identification and safe use of chemical hazards for workers

Hazmat Civil Penalty Inflation

April 27th, 2023 by

Just when you thought the inflationary pressures were easing up, the U.S. DOT imposed a 7.745% increase across the board on all civil penalties that it assesses, including minor and major infractions of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Uniform Safety Act and its corresponding regulations.   On November 2, 2015, the President signed into law the

HazmatU partners with Mazda to get all U.S. dealers trained

April 15th, 2023 by

  Online training program offered by The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) being used by Mazda for its dealer network as part of their Hazardous Material handling program Like other automotive OEMs, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) is preparing its dealer network for handling of electric batteries. Specifically, the 2024 Mazda CX-90 SUV offers

CCAR and Electude Offer Complimentary eSafety Modules For SkillsUSA Contestants

March 14th, 2023 by

Click here to access the tutorial –> 2023 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 a

CCAR & Electude Offer EV Resources Webinars for Automotive Instructors

February 21st, 2023 by

CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) and Electude International are pleased to announce a special product offering for automotive teachers, Electric Drive for Instructors. Only available to instructors teaching automotive technology courses, these online learning modules offer instruction, assessment and certification of completion. The components include: Electude’s Electric Drive Course: 98 modules covering the

CCAR and Electude Recognize ASE Instructor of the Year

December 20th, 2022 by

December 20, 2022 — CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) and Electude International are pleased to recognize their inaugural Automotive Instructor of the Year. Sara Heller of Rockaway, NJ — Coordinator of Raritan Valley Community College’s Automotive Technology program — was recently honored with the National Achievement Award. Heller was among 52 automotive professionals

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

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