Category: Safety

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

Electude and CCAR Announce E-Safety Course Expansion

February 18th, 2019 by

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

Diisocyanates; What are you?

January 22nd, 2019 by

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. 

20 million U.S. vehicles now with AGM batteries

January 3rd, 2017 by

Excellent article here giving great information on what’s on the road today as well as some service precautions to take;    

"The Largest Recall in Automotive History"

May 20th, 2015 by

On May 19, 2015 air bag manufacturer Takata acknowledged that a defect exists in its air bag inflators.  In a press release issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA),  Takata agreed to recall approximately 34 million vehicles — a number that is roughly double the number of vehicles previously identified. This recall involves ELEVEN

OSHA and CCAR Renew Alliance

May 19th, 2015 by

OSHA RENEWS ALLIANCE WITH COORDINATING COMMITTEE FOR AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 19, 2015) – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) have renewed their alliance and will continue joint efforts to promote safety and health in the automotive industry workplace. Initial emphasis will

The Heat (App) Is On!

May 18th, 2015 by

    Heat illness sickens thousands of workers every year, and severe cases can be fatal. To help keep outdoor workers cool, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration developed a free app to calculate worksite heat index and risk levels, and educate users about how to respond to a heat emergency. More than 187,000 people

Two (2) Idaho mechanics fatally crushed in separate incidents

April 20th, 2015 by

Here at CCAR we have been aware that OSHA has had lift safety on its key-initiatives radar for quite some time now, and it appears that this issue will remain in-focus for the foreseeable future. Tragically, since 9/1/14 there have been nine (9)  workplace deaths in Idaho — and five (5) of those nine (9)