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OSHA Wrap Up

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Michael Graham
Automotive Aftermarket Specialties

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Because OSHA is ahead in Colorado, we published a six part series on how to address the fact that OSHA has a focus on workplace violations in the automotive sector in Colorado. We also discussed how being prepared for an OSHA inspection provides additional benefits to your risk management program.

Here are the takeaways from the series.

  1. OHSA is focused on finding workplace violations in the Colorado automotive industry and has made this one of their priorities. This means if you are in an automotive trade, expect OSHA to come by for an inspection.
  2. Identification is the key for dealing with an OSHA Inspection. OSHA will cite you for violations as simple as not having readily accessible Material Safety Data Sheets – something that can easily be avoided.  Click here for a link to our mini compliance test.
  3. You should have a written workplace safety plan in place. This will enable you to have in writing a document that supports creating the culture of safety needed to avoid a citation.
  4. Not only does OSHA have online resources to develop a safety plan, but free onsite inspections which result in action plans to address safety issues are available at no cost.
  5. There are many free resources available to help you make your workplace safe. Your suppliers, your insurance company and your insurance broker can provide help in creating and maintaining a safe workplace.
  6. Creating a culture of safety helps lower risk management costs when it is demonstrated in the form of a written safety plan. It also helps to lower risk management costs by lowering the frequency and severity of workplace accidents.

To see the complete articles in the series, click here.

At AutoRisk, we specialize in working with businesses in automotive aftermarket , towing and recovery and auto dealer risks. Our team brings over 45 years of combined experience in developing risk management solutions for this risk and understands the unique issues they present when it comes to workplace safety. Contact us, and we will not just sell you a policy, but partner with you to develop and maintain an effective overall risk management program so you can be prepared for OSHA being ahead.

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