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Posts Tagged ‘DOT hazmat’

7 Safety Pitfalls in Your Parts Department

July 23, 2012 by Deborah Gibbs

How would your Parts Department fare today, if you received a safety inspection? Our engineers have found 7 common areas where things go wrong. Some are pretty easy to spot, but some are less obvious. Let’s take a look at a few: 1) Unsafe storage on shelves  If you h...

Posted in: DOT, KPA, Safety Culture Tags: DOT compliance, DOT hazmat, hazardous materials, hazmat shipping, NLRB, OSHA, safety culture, video, workplace injuries Read More

You Can't Teach a Young Dog With Old Tricks

July 15, 2011

Here's what you already know: technology is intrinsic for most Gen Y workers. Furthermore, for most of them, a day isn't complete without texting, facebook, twitter, foursquare, or other information stream of choice. According to a new poll from Public Policy Polling, this d...

Posted in: Safety Culture, Safety: Industry Updates, Training: Industry Updates Tags: DOT hazmat, reaching young workers, safety culture, safety training, training young workers Read More

How To Ship Recalled Airbags

March 01, 2011

Airbags contain hazardous materials. Requirements for commercial shipping of these materials vary depending on if your parts department will ship the airbags by ground or air. Ground Shipments Dealerships are required to provide DOT hazardous materials training for any ...

Posted in: Checklists, Citations, DOT, Safety: Industry Updates Tags: Airbag shipping, DOT compliance, DOT hazmat, hazmat shipping Read More

MSDS Gone Wild!

November 19, 2010

“Oh no! We have a serious problem. The plant office manager ran into my office with a frantic look of panic on her face. The company safety inspectors are here and they want to see an MSDS on the Wite-Out. What will we do?” Although this article written by Greg Klima tit...

Posted in: DOT, Environment: Industry Updates, OSHA, Safety: Industry Updates Tags: 29 CFR 1910.1200, chemical database, DOT hazmat, MSDS, OSHA, Saftey Inspectors Read More

New DOT HazMat Rule Goes into Effect October 1

August 21, 2010 by Wendy Hudson

Rule Summary Starting on October 1, 2010 the Department of Transportation will begin enforcing a revised Hazardous Materials transportation rule. This rule amends the Hazardous Materials Regulations to clarify requirements for using a third-party 24 hour emergency number...

Posted in: DOT, Safety: Industry Updates Tags: DOT compliance, DOT hazmat, hazmat shipping, MSDS, shipping papers Read More

Who needs DOT training?

November 19, 2009

Sounds like a simple question and you would expect a simple answer, doesn't it? Yet, the reality is that many employees and employers alike don't know the answer. Or worse, because they cannot readily find the answer, they assume they don't need it. Unfortunately, in many cas...

Posted in: DOT, Safety: Industry Updates, Training: Industry Updates Tags: DOT, DOT compliance, DOT hazmat, hazmat compliance, hazmat shipping Read More

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