Automotive

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May 18, 2017
Automotive Industry Safety & Health

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Topics/Industries/Automotive/default.asp

Information provided in this topic page can help employers and employees in the automotive industry identify and evaluate existing and foreseeable safety and health hazards.

Source: WA Labor & Industries

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

Apr 01, 2014
Paint Healthy Collision Repair

http://www.painthealthycollisionrepair.org/

Paint Healthy Collision Repair is a collaborative research project to reduce harmful chemical exposures in automotive spray painters.

Source: LNI-SHARP

Dec 01, 2013
Información útil sobre el negocio y la seguridad de trabajadores, gerentes y propietarios de talleres y negocios automotriz (PDF)

http://www.bphc.org/whatwedo/healthy-homes-environment/safe-shops/Documents/Complete%20Toolbox_Spanish.pdf

Usted puede ahorrar dinero y proteger el medio ambiente al tomar algunas medidas para minimizar los desechos, reciclar y elegir productos químicos menos tóxicos en su comercio.

Source: BPHC

Jul 01, 2012
Publicación de NIOSH No. 2012-114 Servicios de mantenimiento y reparación automotriz

http://www.cdc.gov/spanish/niosh/docs/2012-114_sp/

La Agenda Nacional de Investigación Ocupacional (National Occupational Research Agenda o NORA) es un programa de colaboración que tiene como objetivo fomentar las investigaciones innovadoras y mejorar las prácticas laborales.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2012
Workers Killed While Servicing Tires

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQbKCd3ezrA&feature=youtu.be

Tires can explode with devastating force. This video profiles three serious tire accidents.

Source: WorkSafe Online

Dec 01, 2011
Automotive Repair and Maintenance Services - Advancing priorities through research and partnerships (PDF)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-114/pdfs/2012-114.pdf

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) convened a number of these partners to develop the National Services Agenda, which includes safety and health goals for the Automotive Repair industry.

Source: NIOSH

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, 2009
Temas de salud y seguridad de NIOSH: Reparación de Carrocería

http://www.cdc.gov/spanish/niosh/topics/carroceria.html

Durante la reparación de carrocería, el lijar quita la pintura de las superficies y alisa los paneles de carrocería reparados con las mezclas para rellenar. Los polvos producidos y transportados por el aire durante el lijado podrían contener sustancias peligrosas que son nocivas para los pulmones y el sistema nervioso de los trabajadores.

Source: NIOSH

Jun 01, 2009
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Lockout/Tagout for the Automotive Repair Industry (PDF)

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs33.pdf

The Oregon OSHA standard for The Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout and Tagout) 1910.147, requires employers to control hazardous energy during service and maintenance activities The standard applies to all general industry workplaces, including automotive repair shops.

Source: Oregon OSHA