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Worker Death: What Went Wrong?

In March 2021, a 43-year-old worker at a vehicle aluminum parts manufacturer in Ohio was struck and killed by a machine’s barrier door. What went wrong?

I-CAR Expanding Technical Expertise, Capacity and Capabilities

I-CAR recently announced plans to significantly expand its technical expertise, capacity and capabilities amid an era of extraordinary change in vehicle technology.

How to Avoid a Fire at Your Auto Body Shop

Eight tips from GMG EnviroSafe to help you prevent fires in your auto repair facility.

CREF Helps Collision Student Clear Industry Hurdles

With the support of CREF, Destiny Potter is jumping every hurdle in her path – and gaining a lot of experience along the way.

Trade Schools: Getting with the Program

Body shops’ direction and guidance on what they need will help trade schools nationwide get with the program.

Scholarships, Industry Support Help Estimator Advance Career

Estimator Justin Furman is on the fast track to becoming a manager due to support from CREF and PPG.

Training: Focus on Things You’re Not Good At

Focusing on things you’re not good at and getting out of your comfort zone is critical to adapting to the future.

Preparing the Next Generation of Collision Techs

Two trade schools are undertaking groundbreaking initiatives with the goal of supplying the collision industry with better prepared techs.

Collision Boost Radio Podcast Reaches Industry Newcomers

Jeff and Marie Peevy created Collision Boost Radio, a weekly podcast series that debuted in February 2020 that offers insight to those considering a career in collision.

HAPs 6H Certification: Assessing the Value

HAPs certification can be a nice addition to a body shop employee’s resume and enhance their employment prospects.

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask OSHA for Help

OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program offers no-cost and confidential occupational safety and health services all across the country.

Budgeting Time and Resources to Keep Training on Track

In order to make training a reality in body shops, you have to budget time and money for it.