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Automotive -- Safety and Health

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View Resource Aqueous Parts Cleaning: Best environmental practices for auto repair

Discusses the advantages of aqueous automobile parts cleaning equipment as a logical and environmentally friendly alternative to the typical solvent and petroleum distillate units commonly used.

http://www.epa.gov/region09/cross_pr/p2/autofleet/autoclean....
View Resource Control Technology

Control measures developed to reduce occupational exposure for spray painting operations. Spray painting equipment used for most finish coat applications in all facets of the finishing and refinish...

http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/auto/profile/chap6&ef.p...
View Resource Controlling Brake Dust to Protect Your Health

This site discusses the do's and don'ts when making repairs on any part of a vehicle such as clutches, brakes, etc. on which asbestos is likely to be used. Breathing these particles can damage your...

http://www.sp2.org/newsletters/vol3/iss3/topic.php
View Resource Fuel System Service

An overview on your vehicle’s fuel system and the services available to those components is hosted by professional race car driver Rusty Wallace in this short produced by Snap-on.

http://www.tomorrowstechnician.com/Article/1591/fuel_system_...
View Resource Haz-Map Information by Job: Automotive Mechanics and Service Technicians

Lists high risk job tasks associated with automotive mechanics and service technicians.

http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/hazmap_link?tbl=TblJobs&id...
View Resource International Datasheets on Occupational Hazards: Mechanic, automobile

Overview of worker health & safety issues for automotive workers.

http://www.ilo.org/public/english/protection/safework/cis/pr...
View Resource Isocyanates Profile: Automotive Refinishing Shop Project and Philadelphia Project

Background information on the use of isocyanates and diisocyanates in the automotive refinishing industry is available in this draft report. It also includes a number of links to sites which offer...

http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/auto/profile/index.htm
View Resource Isocyanates: The silent killer

A brief synopsis to enlighten people in the auto collision repair industry about the dangers associated with the use of isocyanates, the health effects of isocyanates, protecting oneself when using,...

http://www.sp2.org/newsletters/sp2vol1iss8/sp2vol1iss8topic....
View Resource Managing Worker Health and Safety: A Case study of an auto refinishing operation's employee training

This case study show cases a collision repair shop that uses MSD Sheets to apprise employees of the potential hazards associated with the products they use.

http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/auto/workerhealth/healthandsafet...
View Resource Racing Ahead in Automotive Education

At the Department of Energy, we know that we need to out-educate the rest of the world in order to out-innovate them. That?s why we?re offering $5 million to establish and support Graduate Aut...

http://energy.gov/articles/racing-ahead-automotive-education
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