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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continues to take action to keep all U.S. and Canadian dealers hazmat trained

September 28th, 2020 by

CCAR is pleased to announce that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continues to take action to keep all U.S. and Canadian dealers hazmat trained FCA has renewed their commitment to using “HazmatU” for its network of dealers as part of their mandatory Hazardous Material Training Program   September 24, 2020 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has selected

New Online COVID-19 Resources and Training for ALL Automotive Service Technology Learning Institutions

August 19th, 2020 by

August 19, 2020  Palatine, Illinois    New Online COVID-19 Resources and Training for ALL Automotive Service Technology Learning Institutions       CCAR (The Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the release of COVID-19 best practice guidelines and online training for automotive technology educators. Two (2) COVID-19 online learning modules are available NOW as

Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020

August 12th, 2020 by

U.S. Department of Labor Encourages Employers To Mark National Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) encourages America’s workplaces to commit to workplace safety and health by participating in Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020. Safe + Sound Week is

Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled a Second Time

July 7th, 2020 by

Harbor Freight Jack Stands recalled a second time (units that replaced the first recalled jack stands are now also under recall). You can read the statement released by Harbor Freight by clicking here: Harbor Freight Statement

OSHA Compliance Directive — Inspection Procedures for the Repairable Crystalline Silica Standards

July 1st, 2020 by

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued the compliance directive Inspection Procedures for the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards, which is designed to ensure uniformity in inspection and enforcement procedures when addressing respirable crystalline silica exposures in general industry, maritime, and construction. The new directive provides OSHA compliance safety and health officers with

Selling Safety to your Employees

June 2nd, 2020 by

SELLING SAFETY TO YOUR EMPLOYEES Another timely, helpful, thoughtful article by our friend and colleague Tony Martin. click here

Harbor Freight Jack Stand recall

May 20th, 2020 by

Harbor Freight issues safety recall for jack stands;”…there is a potential, while under load and with a shift in weight, for the pawl to disengage from the extension lifting post, allowing the stand to drop suddenly.” https://images.harborfreight.com/hftweb/recalls/Jack-Stand-Recall-56371_61196_61197.pdf

OSHA On-Site Consultation Program webinar

April 16th, 2020 by

click here to view the webinar recording –> https://youtu.be/6ROAUJNQbYE The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are partnered for this informative webinar which was held on April 15, 2020. In 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported there were 27,150 non-fatal injuries reported in the automotive repair

Safety First

April 9th, 2020 by

Every accident is preventable In 2018, the Bureau of Labor Sta-tistics (BLS) reported there were 27,150 non-fatal injuries reported in the automotive repair sector alone. And, more than 5,250 workers died on the job. That’s more than 14 deaths per day. It’s time the Automotive industry does its part in lowering these injury and fatality