The Department of Transportation (DOT) classifies Lithium Batteries as Hazardous Materials (i.e. hazmats). The same goes for seat belt pretensioners, R-134a refrigerant, and AIR BAG MODULES. Most, if not all, of the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have published various Service Bulletins and communications* addressing this very subject. Why? Well, today’s modern vehicles have
CCAR and ACC Join Together to Release New Automotive Refinishing Safety Video Organizations Partner to Enhance Worker Safety October 17, 2019 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) and The American Chemistry Council (ACC) are pleased to announce the launch of a new automotive refinishing safety practices video which has been posted on YouTube.
Collision Hub and CCAR Announce Automotive Safety & Hazmat Education Partnership PRESS RELEASE October 15, 2019 Benton, Arkansas Palatine, Illinois Collision Hub and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership that focuses on educating today’s collision repair professionals around Safety and Hazmat-handling best practices. A
August 19, 2019– CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair)and Shipmate, Inc. are pleased to share with our members news of important updates that have been completed within our most popular online HazmatU training course. Course update highlights include: New lithium battery content including the most recent and harmonized regulatory changes regarding passenger aircraft restrictions
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
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
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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,
We’ve heard the refrain “Safety First” for as long as we can remember. Nothing wrong with that, is there? Well, Mike Rowe has an interesting perspective on that refrain, and he does a darn good job of explaining why in this short YouTube video. According to Rowe, he has adopted the idea of “Safety Third”.
The following is from CCAR friend and respected colleague Tony Martin. This article is based upon the content found in Chapters 2 and 12 from his book “Tuning Into Safety”. For more info, check out Tony’s website at; www.tuningintosafety.com The world of work has changed dramatically in recent years. One example of this change