Michael Graham
President
Automotive Aftermarket Specialties
michael@autorisk.org

 

 

 

 

 

OSHA–Colorado’s “Emphasis Program” generating fines and penalties within the automotive industry

PART THREE: Simple steps you can take to prioritize and address and eliminate common non-compliant areas
SIMPLE STEPS TO ADDRESS AREAS IN YOUR BUSINESS SUBJECT TO CITATIONS
  • Use the results from an inspection conducted by our current workers compensation provider
  • Use materials available from your parts supplies websites on safety and compliance or from your insurnce provider
  • Go to the OSHA website and use materials available to train employees and address areas
  • Hire a safety and compliance consultant to conduct training, post signs and implement programs
  • Address the areas identified in AutoRisk’s mini-compliance test

AutoRisk is providing a Mini-Compliance Test you can use to conduct a self-inspection on your business which address some but not all common compliance area MINI-COMPLIANCE TEST OSHA list of the top citation areas for: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE SHOPS and COLLISION REPAIR FACILITIES

  • Part One: The Scope of the Occupational Health and Safety Administrations’ (OSHA) emphasis Program and historical to citation areaspublished in March, 2015
  • Part Two: How you can quickly identify areas in your business subject to immediate citations published in April, 2015
  • Part Three: Simple steps you can take to prioritize and address and eliminate common non-compliant standards
  • Part Four: Resources you can access for a Do-It-Yourself Plan as well as outside resources Resources you can access for a Do-It-Yourself Plan as well as outside resources
  • Part Five: How to use the Vendors you already have to provide safety and training for little, if any, cost
  • Part Six: How to use Safety & Compliance Programs to negotiate the best prices from your vendors and suppliers
YOUR TAKEAWAY — Identify Areas in your Business and PRIORITIZE compliance areas at your facility. Address the areas with the most frequent citations quickly, and keep working until you get the top 3, then top 5 then final top 10 citation areas addressed.

Whether you PRIORITIZE compliance items at your business or not in 2015 OSHA IS AHEAD for automotive businesses in Colorado!

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