Automotive

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Dec 2010

New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health: Automotive links

http://www.nycosh.org/index.php?page=automotive

Auto repair and body shops use chemicals and equipment that can cause serious health problems and disabling injuries. In autobody shops, workers are potentially exposed to a variety of chemical and physical hazards.

(NYCOSH)
Dec 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.

(CCOHS)
Aug 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.

(EHSO)
Aug 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.

(OSHA)