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Why OSHA Might Visit Your Auto Body Shop

For many employers, nothing is more terrifying than a visit from OSHA.

Massachusetts Auto Auction Agrees to Pay $200,000 in OSHA Fines for Violations Found After Fatal Accident

After the May 3, 2017, incident, OSHA cited Lynnway Auto Auction for 16 alleged safety violations and hit the business with $267,000 in proposed fines. Lynnway contested OSHA’s findings.

Collision Industry Conference Committees Release Details for Upcoming Presentations

The Collision Industry Conference (CIC) is releasing in-depth information on two of the presentations up for industry discussion at its upcoming meeting.

Drugs and Alcohol in the Collision Repair Industry

Given the myriad risks of on-the-job drug and alcohol use – and the steep price that shops can pay for negligent repairs – it’s more important than ever to ensure that your employees are focused, clean and sober.

Clark’s Corner: A Culture of Safety

We’re certainly a tough bunch in collision repair, but even the toughest guy in your shop is still at the mercy of flying debris, dangerous overspray or solvent absorption.

One Person Dead After Explosion at Ohio Salvage Yard

WTVG 13 in Toledo, Ohio, is reporting that a man died at a salvage yard in the wake of an explosion and fire.

AASP-NJ Webinar Helps Body Shops Prepare for OSHA Inspections, Avoid Fines

An Oct. 5 webinar presented by the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP-NJ) and American Compliance provided members with a helpful tool to avoid fines and penalties resulting from OSHA inspections, the association said.

Martech Single-Line Hose System Helps Shops Comply with OSHA Regulations

The Model 50 SL system will provide Grade “D” breathable air for a NIOSH-approved respirator, and with the provided 54-inch tool air hose, it will supply air for a spray gun, all via the included single-line hose assembly.

Health & Safety: A Healthy Start – Part II

This month, we’re looking at five more easy-to-implement components to focus on as you think about safety in your shop.

Health & Safety: Avoiding OSHA’s Top Violations

OSHA’s annual list of the 10 most cited violations can be a useful reference and wake-up call to shops that are trying to identify areas where they can get safer.

Health & Safety: Six Steps to Creating a Successful Hazard Communication Program

Has everyone in your shop been trained on the hazardous chemicals they’re exposed to on a daily basis?

Health & Safety: Keeping Your Records Straight

How OSHA’s new recordkeeping rule may affect you and your shop.