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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Dec 01, 2016
OSHA Fact Sheet: Filing Whistleblower Complaints under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) (PDF)

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3716.pdf

MAP-21 protects workers of automobile manufacturers, part suppliers and car dealerships who have been fired or otherwise retaliated against for providing information about motor vehicle defects or violations of motor vehicle safety standards.

Source: OSHA

Dec 01, 2009
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety:Safety Hazards - Garages

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/safety_haz/garages/

Choose from the subtopics listed on the left sidebar relating to all aspects of garage and automotive work including autobody repair, fuel safety, servicing vehicles and more as provided by CCOHS.

Source: CCOHS

Aug 01, 2008
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Autobody Repair and Refinishing

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/autobody/index.html

Workers in autobody shops are potentially exposed to a variety of chemical and physical hazards. This site provides information on relevant OSHA regulations, examples of hazards and solutions and additional sources of information.

Source: OSHA

Aug 01, 2008
Environment, Health and Safety Online: Automotive Repair Shops, Resources for Environmental and Safety Compliance

http://www.ehso.com/autoshopsguides.php

Links to web resources addressing best shop practices, high- volume, low pressure spray guns, supplied-air respirators, and health and safety programs.

Source: EHSO