CCAR Provides Complimentary Online AGM Battery Safety Course

August 14, 2019 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to provide an online Safety course focused on Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) batteries. The course – developed by CCAR and ShipMate, Inc. – is the first in a series of complimentary online safety courses resulting from CCAR’s agreement with the U.S. Department

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

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

OSHA’s Safe + Sound “Take 3 in 30” challenge

Please click on the link below for more information on OSHA’s Safe + Sound “Take 3 in 30” challenge https://us15.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=3fa909b1d0902ab0e5d620988&id=bcfc320662    

Complimentary E-Safety Modules for SkillsUSA Contestants

March 14, 2019 – Electude International and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce that they have 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 and students,

Electude and CCAR Announce E-Safety Course Expansion

February 18, 2019 — 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. Expanded coverage adds new training modules including: First Aid and Emergency Eyewash; Safe Driving Essentials and Best

Extreme cold weather resources from OSHA

  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?

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. 

FCA recalls 1.4M vehicles to replace air bag inflators

from http://media.fcanorthamerica.com/newsrelease.do?id=20535&mid=&searchresult   January 10, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – FCA US LLC is recalling an estimated 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace passenger-side air-bag inflators that may, on deployment, send shrapnel into the vehicle cabin. The Company is unaware of any injuries or accidents associated this vehicle population.   The defect is linked to