May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Denise Rondini
Finding and training technicians, purchasing tools and equipment, maintaining a parts inventory, dealing with OSHA and the EPA. These are just a few of the headaches fleets that maintain their own trucks face.
Tags: OSHA, EPA, Aftermarket, Dealers
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Safety, Compliance and Accountability enforcement program is one of the major legal and regulatory issues facing trucking companies, but it’s not the only one, as a veritable alphabet soup’s worth of agencies target the industry.
Tags: FMCSA, OSHA, CSA, HOS, EEOC
January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
Back in 1984, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a regulation requiring that truck wheels be stripped of rust and debris before mounting a tire. Easier said than done, the industry moaned at the time. Labor was less costly then, but wire brushes and elbow grease weren’t going to cut it.
Tags: OSHA, Goodyear, CSA, TMC, Tires, Wheels, IMI, Wheel refinishing, Maxion Wheel
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Truckinginfo Staff
OSHA wants you to train your workers in Hazard Communication, and wants you to do it by Dec. 1 of this year. The trick? It’s a totally new curriculum. Hazard Communication — more commonly known as the “Right to Know” rule about hazardous chemicals in the workplace — is the most frequently cited rule in OSHA.
Tags: Hazmat, Drivers, Driver Training, Instructional Technologies, OSHA
February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
OSHA Fines, Worker's Comp Claims, Lost Productivity, Lawsuits, Higher Insurance Costs, Equipment Downtime. The Pitfalls of Not Managing the Dangers in the Shop
Tags: Productivity, OSHA, Lawsuits, shop management, Workers' Compensation, insurance costs
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