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Collision Hub and CCAR Announce Automotive Safety & Hazmat Education Partnership

October 14th, 2019 by

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

New Lithium Battery Content Now in HazmatU

August 19th, 2019 by

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

CCAR Provides Complimentary Online AGM Battery Safety Course

August 13th, 2019 by

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

July 18th, 2019 by

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

4 Things Your Customers Should Know About AGM Batteries

December 17th, 2018 by

from https://www.searchautoparts.com/motorage/undercar-service-repair/4-things-your-customers-should-know-about-agm-batteries?utm_campaign=MA%20Cert%20Tech%20-%20Editorial&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=68347714&_hsenc=p2ANqtz–ov5zHgfTUpPpGvf4T9RVKMf061Ew0GMKP2P_TFhYOpMWl8qdLc-162ihh1_SE3XjhMDznK3PsY2fxlprcuTY6klSkxw&_hsmi=68363754   Your customers prefer to replace batteries as infrequently as possible. At the same time, they want their vehicle’s 150+ electrical devices to keep working — but standard batteries just aren’t keeping up. It’s time to introduce your customers to absorbent glass mat (AGM) batteries. These advanced lead acid batteries feature an absorbent glass

Johnson qualifies for NHRA's Countdown to the Championship

September 6th, 2018 by

BIRMINGHAM, AL. 9/6/18 – Two-time NHRA U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Steve Johnson of Birmingham, Alabama didn’t win this year’s biggest race, which concluded a few short days ago last Monday-Labor day.  But he may have accomplished something even more meaningful – racing into the semifinals and earning enough points to qualify for the

Demand for AGM Batteries in Electric Vehicles to Drive Battery Market

July 7th, 2017 by

from https://www.ratchetandwrench.com/articles/4946-demand-for-agm-batteries-in-electric-vehicles-to-drive-battery-market?utm_medium=email&utm_source=utm_code&eid=211226334&bid=1805313 July 7, 2017—Automotive batteries market analyst says latest trend gaining momentum in the market is growing demand for AGM batteries, according to ReportsnReports. AGM batteries were used in the aircraft in the 1980s. They are well suited for vehicles that are heavily equipped with electrical accessories, such as navigation system; touchscreen infotainment system;

OSHA cites Tire shop for serious violations; $103K in Federal fines

October 7th, 2016 by

the following was taken from the OSHA Regional News Brief — Region 2; https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=33243   U.S. Department of Labor | October 4, 2016 OSHA finds workers exposed to hazardous chemicals, compressed gas and falls at discount tire retailer Mavis Tire faces $103K in federal fines after Westfield inspection Employer name: Mavis Tire Supply Corp., dba Mavis

Commitment to Training — Fox Valley event 10/15/16

August 24th, 2016 by

FREE TRAINING  Brought to you by Automechanika Chicago and their sponsors, this one-day event brings together some of the nation’s top trainers to help shop owners/managers and technicians improve their business and technical skills.  In partnership with Fox Valley Technical College, this event is a special opportunity for professionals to network and learn at NO COST thanks to